Category: General Dentistry

Why Are Routine Dental Exams Important?

Although most people are aware of the things we should be doing to maintain our dental health, it can be difficult to keep up with those things, especially in the wake of busy schedules and demanding obligations. However, oral health is a significant part of overall wellness and should be prioritized accordingly. Routine dental exams […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on May 17, 2023

What Happens During a Routine Dental Exam?

Many dental patients understand the importance of twice-yearly dental checkups, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they know exactly what their dentist and hygienist are doing in their mouths. To better educate his patients about precisely what happens during a routine dental appointment, Dr. Chris McDonald offers this informative blog. Dental Cleaning One aspect of a […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on August 20, 2022

Why Cavities Can Happen Even To Great Brushers

It’s a complaint Dr. Chris McDonald hears over and over: “I brush my teeth religiously and never skip a day. So why am I still getting cavities?” Cavities happen when the natural layer of bacteria covering the teeth feeds off of particles from the food you consume. The bacteria form a sticky, invisible film called […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on February 21, 2022

What to Look for When Choosing a New Dentist

If you have moved to a new town or are dissatisfied with the care provided by your current dentist, it may be time to explore other options. At McDonald Family Dentistry, we understand that choosing a new dentist can feel overwhelming, but it is imperative that you receive regular, high-quality dental care. To help you […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on December 23, 2021