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 […]

Keep Your Teeth Safe this July 4th

It’s Time for Fireworks, Fun and Family! We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. But July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the […]

pH & Your Summer Drink

Summer Drinks & Your Teeth As we roll into summer, there is sometimes nothing better than an ice cold drink. But choosing the best drink for your smile is not always an easy task. Some of the most common frosty beverages are loaded with sugars and acids that can attack your tooth enamel. Read on […]

5 Tips On How To Be A Good Patient

  We All Deserve to Have Good Doctors, but Doctors Deserve to Have Good Patients! Are YOU A Good Patient? Any time we visit a healthcare professional, we are most often concerned about staying healthy or getting better from the condition that plagues us at the time. As part of that process, many of us […]