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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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Making your dental experience “user-friendly!”

Everyone agrees that in this post-millennial world our reliance upon technology continues to surprise even those who are most ardent about embracing change. Just about everyone, including kids as young as 10 years old has a cell phone. Combined with increasingly busy schedules, contacting someone the “old-fashioned” way to make or remind them about a […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Is an Endodontist in your future? What the heck is an Endodontist?!!!

Our job here at Brinkley Dental is to delight and inform. We hope you feel both in equal measure as you read our bi-weekly installments. Recently, we talked about both becoming a Dentist and then about what’s required to become a Dental Hygienist. Today – we address the topic of Endodontics but with a slightly […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – The ongoing debate about Fluoride

The team here at Brampton Brinkley Dental, as you might expect, take the issue of dental care very seriously. I’m sure you hope that we do! With this in mind, an ongoing topic of debate that we have yet to discuss here on our blog page is that of fluoride. Many have an opinion on […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Part Three in a series: Behind the Mask with Dental Hygienists

As you know we have spent the last couple of blogs talking about who is “behind the mask” here at our Brinkley Dental office located in Brampton Ontario. It’s been a reminder to our team about the experiences they have had in terms of schooling and their first few years on the job. Last time […]

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