NEWS AND ARTICLES

Went to the dentist – no cavities!

Cavities, which are decayed areas of the teeth, are one of the most common oral health problems faced around the world. If not treated, cavities can cause infection, toothache and ultimately total tooth loss. It is important to your overall health to maintain a...

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Scaling and root planing

Scaling and root planing removes plaque and tartar from below the gum line to control the growth of harmful bacteria and restore health to the teeth and gums. It also helps the gums reattach firmly to the teeth by scraping and smoothing the root surfaces. What to...

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Tooth grinding syndrome

TMJ and Bruxism (Tooth Grinding Syndrome) Do you suffer from pain in your face, jaw, or teeth, have trouble chewing, or hear popping and clicking noises in your jaw? Can you see your teeth shortening or chipping? These could all be symptoms of a temporo-mandibular...

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Seven steps to improve your smile

It's probably no surprise that a bright, white smile can make you appear younger and more attractive, but good dental health goes beyond the way you look. The mouth is the gateway to the body, which means the state of your teeth and gums affects your overall health....

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He is a great dentist!

He is a great dentist. I have been going to Dr. Macdonald for 25 years. He genuinely cares about you and how you are doing and always says goodbye, take care, once he is done. He is honest with you when it comes down to whether something needs to be done or can wait....

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Periodontal or gum disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, affects the structures of the mouth that support the teeth. It is caused when bacteria in the mouth forms a sticky film (plaque) on the teeth and gums that is not properly cleaned off, which then hardens into a crust...

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Your dental hygiene

DENTAL HYGIENE – CLEANINGS (in Simcoe, Ontario) It is important for your dental health to visit our office at least every 6 months, or as directed, for a dental hygiene appointment. This allows your teeth and gums to be thoroughly examined by the dentist, and any...

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Family dentistry in Simcoe, Ontario

Our professional dental team cares about you and your family’s dental health, from our youngest patients to the oldest! Dental care changes as we age, and we are happy to offer a full range of dental services for children, teenagers, adults and seniors. Hence, we...

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He is “Dr. Painless” – Alex

I like coming to see Dr. Macdonald because he has been my dentist since 1976. I refer to him as "Dr. Painless".  He is a consumate profession and up to date on on his dentistry.  Finally he is a devoted football fan and loves football officials.   Alex...

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Learn about sedation dentistry

Overcoming your Dental Phobia through Sedation Dentistry It is not uncommon for patients of all ages to have a fear of dentists, whether it is because of a traumatic childhood incident or anxiety related to the dental procedure being done. Our office provides the most...

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A patient for more than 43 years

The staff is always friendly and professional and I have always been pleased with the work Dr. Macdonald has done on my teeth. I have been a patient of his for 43 years. Sandy Maxted

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Clear braces use clear brackets

CLEAR BRACES Today’s orthodontics offers a variety of different braces to help you feel comfortable wearing them and to move teeth quickly. Options for those who want their braces to be less noticeable are clear braces. These braces use clear brackets instead of...

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“I have been a long-time patient here…”

      "I have been a long-time patient here. The office is very accommodating for regular appointments as well as emergency ones. The staff is very friendly and always answers any questions or concerns I might have. Bev Layden! Read more...

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The advantages of speed braces

SPEED BRACES SPEED Braces are miniaturized versions of traditional metal braces. The brackets (metal squares attached to the teeth that hold the wire) are 3 times smaller than regular braces, which minimizes lip and cheek irritation and eliminates the “railroad track”...

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