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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Hoping we’ll see you soon!

As things continue to evolve with both government and health officials leading the fight against CoVid19, we here at Brinkley Dental also continue to monitor the situation closely. Our patients mean the world to us and we would like nothing better than to continue to work together with you and your family, on all of […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – “Are We There Yet?” – YES!

Parents with little ones hear this question a lot. Whenever a car trip is involved, whether to the Dentist, the grocery store or (in the pre-corona virus days) to a holiday destination, you are certain to hear the loud and perhaps even continuous refrain of “are we there yet?” coming from the back seat of […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Adults and Kids Alike – Celebrations are fun but……..!

Green beer, chocolate by the gross metric tonne, green gum and green-coated candy like “jaw-breakers” (the name alone instills fear in Dentists everywhere) along with candy-coated chocolate eggs and more, are all things you will find in abundance right now at your local grocery store. Well, perhaps not the green beer but you’ll certainly find […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Dental X-Rays and your Thyroid

To borrow a term from facebook today we’re doing a #tbt – a “Throwback Thursday” even if it isn’t actually a Thursday! Why? Recently in the news you might have been hearing some information about dental x-rays and the use of the “extra” apron – specifically the one placed across your neck. These discussions have […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – The truth about Silver Amalgam

While blogging about our dental practice the other week I made a joke about having dental work done in the last century, as in 1979! Technically, while maybe not a “century” ago, it was in the 20th century and we are now in the 21st so it only makes sense that dental care has changed […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Your smile speaks volumes – what is it really saying?

The Team at Brinkley Dental has a saying, you can read it right on our website anytime. We say this: “Remember, your smile speaks before you even say a word!” A smile conveys so much meaning and emotion. It can be a warm greeting, convey happiness and joy or sometimes the exact opposite – we […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – The Holidays are Here! – The Holidays are Here!

If you have little ones, you don’t need the team here at Brinkley Dental to remind you that the holidays are fast approaching. Chances are, the kids are doing a great job of that all by themselves! With the arrival of the holiday season also comes the arrival of (typically) a bit more chocolate, more […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – A Bit About……Us!

As you might expect, in this space we talk a lot about teeth. How to care for your teeth: how to brush, floss and rinse, how to manage health related dental issues and in the past we’ve even talked about fun stuff like various tooth fairy myths from around the world. What we haven’t talked […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Trick or Treat Time is Back

As we often do at this time of year, we take this opportunity to remind our readers about a few Halloween safety tips that should help to ensure all your little trick or treaters have a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Contrary to popular belief, Dentists don’t cringe at the thought of Halloween and despite the […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Tourette Syndrome, Tics and Teeth

A few weeks back we talked about TMJ/TMD and in that blog, we touched on oral appliances as a tool to help prevent and/or mitigate the impact of TMJ/TMD for those who suffer from the disorder. It turns out, according to new research recently released, that an oral appliance might serve another purpose as well […]

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