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TMJ–More Than Just a Pain in Your Jaw

We are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorders. But what exactly does that mean and how can it affect me? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a small joint located in front of the ear where the skull and lower jaw meet. It permits the lower jaw to move and allows for movement, […]

What’s in YOUR Easter Basket?

  Spring has Arrived, and Easter is Just Around the Corner! Time for Baskets and Bunnies…   Spring brings many things: warmer weather, longer days, rainy days, blooming flowers, and Easter! For many people, Easter is the most important Christian holiday of the year, and is celebrated by over 2 billion people around the world. […]

Ready for Valentine’s Day?

There are a few definite, known things about Valentine’s Day.   Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is a day of love, that we are supposed to shower our loved ones in displays of affection, and that we are usually eat an unhealthy amount of chocolate. Some revel in the glory of love while others claim […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Firstly, Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at McGann Facial Design. It’s natural to reflect on the namesake and meaning of the Holiday. For many of us, the Thanksgiving means turkey dinners, pumpkin pie, football games, parades, family, friends, or the beginning of Christmas holidays. In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday […]

Colds and Your Oral Health

  The Common Cold, Teeth, and Your Oral Health are More Connected Than You Think   No doubt that time of year where with seasons changing, colds are more common. Between the sniffling, sneezing, and other annoying cold symptoms, we’re sure you never stop and think, “Why do my teeth hurt when I have a […]

Back to School Tips

Ready to Go Back To School?   Your child may have the latest clothes, school supplies, sports and electronic equipment for the new school year; but does he or she have a healthy mouth and the tools they will need to maintain it? According to the American Dental Association, a dental examination is as important […]

Medications – Impact on Your Oral Health?

  Medications Help Your Health… but are They Hurting Your Oral Health?   At some point in our lives, many of us need to take medications. However, even as those medications treat our illnesses, they could be causing problems for our teeth and gums. Medicine And Oral Chemistry Some medications—even some vitamins—can damage your teeth […]

Travel Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

Travel & Oral Health Given the end of summer and upcoming Labor Day holiday usually means some sort of travel. We thought we would take the opportunity to discuss the concern over travel and the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. There are comprehensive resources available to minimize your risk (e.g., CDC), but one aspect of […]

Dental Myth – Knocked Out Teeth are Lost Forever

Every year, more than 5 million teeth are knocked out in children and adults. Are they lost forever? With the fall season upon us, this usually means some contact sports and despite best planning, accidents and injuries occur. As expected, traumatic dental injuries most often occur in accidents or sports-related injuries. But with proper emergency […]

Tips for Getting a (Healthier) Caffeine Fix

We love coffee. Well, most of us do and for those who love it, we really love it! Most often in the morning, usually in the afternoon, and even sometimes in the evening. However, between mountains of whipped cream and caramel drizzles, it can be hard to stay away from too much sugar at coffee […]