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 »

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 »