Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Comprehending Dental Anxiety

Do you ever feel nervous, or even anxious, before a dental appointment? You may be experiencing dental anxiety. If you are experiencing dental anxiety, you are not alone. People can develop these anxieties and phobias for a number of reasons. Dr. Glenn MacFarlane and our team have found that there... Read more »

The Significance of Tooth Hazard Risk Prevention

Are you aware of common tooth hazard risks in your life and what you can do to help prevent them? If you're not careful tooth hazards can destroy your smile and require years of restorations and repairs. Common tooth hazard risks to be aware of are as follows: - Avoid... Read more »

Dental Dream Makers: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Did you know that one of the key concerns of plaque buildup in your mouth is due to the fact that it can cause dental erosion, periodontal disease, cavities and several other forms of harm to your teeth and gums? It's true, so you need to make sure that you... Read more »

Symptoms of Oral Cancer Call for a Professional Screening

The dental checkups performed at The Center For Holistic Dental Medicine includes our dentist administering a comprehensive dental exam. This includes looking for areas of tooth decay, periodontal health problems and other oral heath maladies. This appointment also includes a basic screening to detect early warning signs of oral or... Read more »

Getting to Know Your Toothbrush

You know that a toothbrush is an integral part of your dental hygiene routine. However, there are many facts about the toothbrush that you are probably not aware of. Continue reading to get to know your toothbrush! How old is the toothbrush? The toothbrush has existed, in various forms, for... Read more »

Common Questions About Dental Crowns

Do you have questions about dental crowns? If so, our dentist, Dr. Glenn MacFarlane, is more than happy to help you. The more you know about dental crowns, the more of an educated decision you can make for your smile and oral health. To give you the answers you’re looking... Read more »

Should You Get a Composite Filling?

Different teeth have different jobs. For example, your front teeth are used for biting and tearing your food, while your back teeth, or molars crush and grind your food so that you can digest it. Of course, all of your teeth can get cavities, and the location of a cavity... Read more »