Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Are your teeth showing signs of age?

As we age, there is always the possibility that for some of us, our teeth won’t age quite as well as we do. For some, you might even consider it either acceptable or inevitable that at some point you will experience tooth loss. Why are we so complacent about embracing a future with dentures? What […]

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TOOTH TALK WITH BRINKLEY DENTAL GROUP – Repeat Performance Time: Talking Sports, Mouth guards and Emergencies.

Many moons ago, when we first started blogging, we wrote about the topic of mouth guards. We have also written about dental emergencies and what to do if a tooth meets with an accident (whether sports related or not!) Now, here we are again, it’s September and we find ourselves shin pad deep into hockey […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – You are what you drink.

We’ve talked a lot about foods in the past and even spent a blog or two on red wine or the effects of leaving your baby with a bottle for an extended period of time. We’ve never fully explored the topic of drinking however. In terms of being mindful of what passes through our lips, […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Oral Care when Braces are involved

Chances are at some point in your life you’ve either had braces, had a teenager with braces or are facing the daunting task of a soon to be teenager having braces installed. While times have changed and braces seem kind of like the new norm (vs. when I was a kid and “train tracks” were […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – How often do you change the oil in your car?

As a Dentist, and a regular blogger, obviously we talk a great deal about teeth. In fact, it’s safe to say it’s pretty much our only topic of conversation! So why are we asking about oil changes today? The truth is we’re not but hey it’s a catchy title right? Seriously though, what we ARE […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Mouthwash and your Mouth

Much has been written lately about mouthwash and whether it is really necessary and/or whether it can serve as a substitute for brushing teeth. Everyone it seems, has an opinion on the topic and so we are weighing in with our own opinion today and we are doing our best to convey information that is […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – The link between oral health and total health and wellness

We’ve been tweeting a lot lately about the importance of, and the link between, good oral/dental health and overall health. Today, we thought perhaps it was a good idea to explore this idea a little further. Is there a link between your mouth and your health? There sure is and sometimes, the surefire way to […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – A bit about vacationing, teeth and toothbrushes

It’s been awhile since we talked toothbrushes and what with the summer heat, the possibility of vacation time and perhaps a camping trip or two all coming up – it’s probably time to talk about them again. Chances are you haven’t given much thought to your toothbrush lately. Who does? Toothbrush care is important however […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Aspirin and Teeth – Together Forever?

It seems like aspirin has been around for a very long time. A VERY, very long time. How long? Since the age of Neanderthals apparently! That’s right, our ancient, ancient ancestors were using aspirin for tooth pain long before it was ever bottled and sold over the counter at your local pharmacy. How do we […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Mouth Breathing and your teeth – are the rumours true?

Often, while growing up, we are told things by our parents that just don’t seem right. These stories are euphemistically referred to as “tall tales” or “old wives tales” and generally they are some kind of exaggerated story designed to get us to stop doing something that our parents might not like. In the case […]

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