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 »

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 »

Outlining the Basics of Dental Anxiety

The importance of visiting your dentist cannot be overstated. Even the smallest forms of dental damage can grow and destroy your smile if left untreated. This is why it is important for your dentist to identify any issues or irregularities before they begin to do serious damage. However, if you... Read more »

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 »