Category: Oral Health

Common Dental Complaints and How to Treat Them

Dental issues can appear in many forms, some more complex than others. However, proper knowledge and preparation can help you identify these issues and understand the next steps for treatment, should they occur. Ahead, skilled dentist Dr. McDonald discusses common dental complaints and ailments and their accompanying treatments. Discolored Teeth Tooth discoloration can happen gradually, […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on January 14, 2024

What Should I Look for When Choosing a Toothpaste?

There is no shortage of toothpaste options available today, so if you are feeling a bit overwhelmed by your choices, you are not alone. There are toothpastes that contain trendy ingredients, those that address an array of oral concerns, and some that make lofty claims, but which one is right for you? Below, Dr. McDonald […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on August 15, 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