NEWS AND ARTICLES

Types of oral surgery

Types of oral surgery Our 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 of tooth or gum tissue, impaction...

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Wisdom teeth and general extractions

Wisdom teeth and general extractions Wisdom teeth, which are commonly known to cause dental problems, are the last permanent teeth to erupt in a patients late teens or early twenties. Not everyone needs to have these teeth removed, but removal can take care of...

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Partial dentures

Partial dentures A partial denture is one or more replacement teeth supported by a metal frame. It is removable, and usually held in place in the mouth by metal clasps. What to Expect Before making the partial denture, any existing dental work that needs to be done to...

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I feel confident in his judgment

I feel confident in his judgment I like coming to see Dr. Macdonald because of his expertise and professionalism in the field.  I feel confident in his judgment and I know it will be done right.   Kelsie Johnson

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Root canal therapy to stop the infection

Root canal therapy to stop the infection Root canal therapy is a way to remove infected soft tissue inside the tooth (known as the pulp) due to trauma or bacterial decay. Some patients may experience sensitivity to hot, and cold, pain, swelling or no symptoms at all...

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They make us feel like family

They make us feel like family I like coming to see Dr. Macdonald because he and his staff are very professional; they make us feel like family and have provided us with exceptional care for many, many years.  Best of all, my parents, now in their 80´s both have all of...

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What is Ionized Alkaline Water?

What is Ionized Alkaline Water? Alkaline ionized water is water where ions have been produced by a process called electrolysis. Alkaline ionized water also has a more alkaline pH than most tap water. Some ionized alkaline water also contains calcium, both of which may...

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Are you suffering from tooth decay?

Are you suffering from tooth decay? Question. Where does tooth decay occur? Answer: 90% between the teeth at the contacts. Question: Why does it occur? Answer: Due to the development of bacteria streptococcus mutans Question: How does it occur? Answer: The bacteria...

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I like the people who work here…

I like the people who work here I like coming to see Dr. MacDonald because... First of all, I like getting out of school but I like xyxyxyxy to try to fix my teeth. I like the people who work here because they are nice and they have first service. I like it here...

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I refer him as “Dr. Painless”

I refer him as "Dr. Painless" 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 consummate professional and up to date on his dentistry.  Finally, he is a devoted football fan and loves football...

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Beyond teeth

Beyond teeth Educate yourself! Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral health goes beyond simply brushing and flossing. In addition to your teeth, your mouth is made up of gums, oral mucosa, the upper and lower jaw, the tongue, salivary glands, the...

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A patient for 43 years

A patient for 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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Surprising oral health facts about children

Surprising oral health facts about children As a parent, you do your best to stay in the know and educate yourself on the issues facing your kids. But unless you're constantly scanning the news and searching the Internet, it's impossible to stay updated on every piece...

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Iodine and Oral Health

Iodine and Oral Health Iodine has widely been used in the medical field due to its antiseptic properties, but now the use of iodine in dentistry is becoming increasingly prevalent. In fact, it’s now said that iodine can be more beneficial than fluoride when it comes...

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