The Hazards of Amalgam Dental Fillings

While mercury amalgam dental fillings are very traditional, dental studies have recognized mercury as a toxin to your body that can from your fillings. The increased awareness of mercury filling hazards has convinced many dental patients to have old silver fillings replaced with alternatives. Our dentist and team can provide... Read more »

How to Reverse the Early Stages of a Cavity

Are you interested in reversing the early stages of a cavity? If so, our dentist, Dr. Glenn MacFarlane, will be happy to help you. Now, these tips can only help newly developed cavities. If the tooth is starting to hurt, the cavity is not reversible and it’s best to schedule... Read more »

Why Did My Dental Filling Stop Working?

A dental filling is designed to endure several years of use, especially if it receives proper care, but it will eventually wear down and need to be replaced. However, harmful oral conditions can cause a dental filling to deteriorate prematurely, and we encourage you to be aware of the risks... Read more »

What Do We Know About Washington’s Dentures?

Were you aware that in 1976, more than 150 years after his death, George Washington was promoted to Six Star General in the U.S. military? This highest promotion was made only for Washington, meaning that no U.S. military officer can ever outrank him. Read on to learn a little bit... Read more »

Steering Clear of Dry Socket After Your Extraction

Dental medicine is constantly evolving. In many cases, a tooth that might have had to be extracted in the past can be saved today. However, there are still some occasions in which an extraction is necessary. If your mouth has too many teeth, some may need to be removed to... Read more »

Taking The Stress Out of Your Dental Visit

Not everyone is comfortable when it comes to seeing the dentist. There can be any number of reasons why someone might avoid their appointment, but no matter what the reason may be, skipping an appointment with your dentist can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and other issues. If you... Read more »

Fast Facts on Flossing

Even if you remember to brush after every meal and to limit your in-between meal snacks, if you aren’t cleaning the areas between your teeth, you are still at risk for cavities and gum disease. Your toothbrush can’t reach between your teeth, and while mouthwash is a great way to... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at The Center For Holistic Dental Medicine, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to... Read more »

Losing More Than Z’s

What is sleep apnea?                                              Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life threatening sleep disorder that affects approximately 18 million Americans. It owes its name to the Greek word apnea (meaning “want of breath”) and refers to episodes in which a person stops breathing for 10 seconds or more during sleep. With each episode,... Read more »

Prevention is the Best Medicine: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Sleep Apnea and Oral Systemic Disease!

By: Vanessa Arico Dr. Glenn A. MacFarlane is the New Jersey dental pioneer for preventative measures to correct sleep apnea issues as well as oral systemic disease. “Sleep apnea has been linked to anxiety and depression, and cardiovascular disease. Oral systemic disease leads to near every medical disorder in the... Read more »