NEWS AND ARTICLES

Aim for no cavities!

Aim for 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...

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What are scaling and root planing?

What are 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...

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TMJ and Bruxism

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 temporomandibular...

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Jodi is the best at her work!

Jodi is the best at her work! Dr. Macdonald is an excellent dentist. He is caring, and considerate and goes above and beyond. The staff is courteous. Jodi, the hygienist, is the best at her work. Starting to wear braces at 57 has been an easy transition thanks to the...

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Seven easy steps to improve your smile

Seven easy 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...

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He genuinely cares about you

He genuinely cares about you 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...

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Gum disease

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 form a sticky film (plaque) on the teeth and gums that are not properly cleaned off, which then hardens into...

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Air abrasion to remove tooth decay

Air abrasion to remove tooth decay Air abrasion is a gentle spray of an air and powder mixture that removes tooth decay. It is a fast, pain-free alternative to a typical dental drill to repair small cavities. It is recommended for very small cavities as it removes...

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…at age 85 have a mouth full of teeth!

...at age 85 have a mouth full of teeth! He is so understanding of my nervousness. I have come here for many years and at age 85 have a mouth full of teeth. Also, the staff is very nice and good. Phylis Comfort

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A 9-year old girl says…

A 9-year old girl says... I like coming to see Dr. MacDonald because... "He always has a joke to tell. He has a Nintendo and the nurses are kind and caring about our teeth show up. Has a water fountain and a bunch of posters including a cool bear and a Good Kids Club....

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Try cosmetic whitening

Try cosmetic whitening If yellowed or stained teeth are keeping you from looking and feeling your best, cosmetic whitening may be the answer you are looking for. Our clinics offer different types of whitening, including a custom bleaching kit, the Kor Whitening System...

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Here comes Santa Floss

Here comes Santa Floss As the holidays approach, you may be searching for a gift for a child, teacher, friend, or family member. Why not give something that will help them keep their teeth and gums healthy in the coming year? For example, consider giving a child a...

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Sulcabrush to clean teeth effectively

Sulcabrush to clean teeth effectively? The sulcabrush is a single-tuft brush designed to clean teeth effectively, near the gum line. Used in conjunction with dental floss, the brush can strengthen your oral hygiene routine, by helping remove plaque and reducing the...

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Simcoe clinic offers a variety of oral surgeries

Simcoe clinic offers a variety of oral surgeries Our  Simcoe clinic offers a variety of oral surgeries, including bone grafting. Oral surgery can be required for many reasons including accidents, dental implants, advanced tooth decay, nerve death in the tooth, abscess...

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