Oral Surgeon vs. Dentist?

What Does It Take To Be An Oral Surgeon? It’s time to go back to basics. Sometimes we forget what our doctors and care providers went through to become highly trained professionals. While we see them as the caring individuals who “magically” know about our problems and how to fix them, we don’t know all […]

Summer School!

Summer Drinks & Your Teeth We know, with all the rain this year, summer has to be on your mind as much as it is ours! That said, Aas 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 […]

A Different Final Four

Did You Know?  All Impacted Wisdom Teeth are Not Created the Same   When a wisdom tooth erupts through the gums and into the open it is known as eruption. However, when a tooth doesn’t fully grow in, it is “impacted” – usually unable to break through the gums because there isn’t enough room. Many people […]

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Arrived!   We have spring fever! The spring equinox has the unusual distinction of coinciding with a supermoon and total solar eclipse. The last solar eclipse on either the March or September equinox was in 1662! The next solar eclipse at the March equinox will not occur again until 2034. But this spring […]

Are Knocked Out Teeth Lost Forever?

Every year, more than 5 million teeth are knocked out in children and adults. Are they lost forever? Traumatic dental injuries most often occur in accidents or sports-related injuries. But with proper emergency action, did you know that a tooth that has been knocked out of its socket can be successfully replanted and last for […]

Healthy Mouth During Cold and Flu Season

  Winter = Holiday Season…Yay! Winter = Cold & Flu Season…Boo!   It has been wet in San Diego, and we are right in the middle of peak flu and cold season. While you are sick, we know it is tempting to stay in bed and dismiss your regular oral hygiene routine in order to […]

The Age of Wisdom…Teeth!

It may not feel like it yet, but Spring Break is right around the corner and will be here right before you know it! Many young adults will be returning to their hometown of San Diego for the three S’s — Sun, Surf, and Surgery! We know you were not expecting the last one but […]

SD’s Expert in Dental Implants

Dental implants change the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Statistics show that 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal, or tooth decay. Furthermore, […]

Reviews & Thank You

Yelp-5 Star 279 Reviews with a 5-Star Rating We are so thankful to our patients! Here is a recent review from Yelp…   Rebecca G., 12/12/2022 “Had lower jaw surgery with Dr. McGann and had a very pleasant experience. I’m from LA and I was very picky about who my surgeon would be as it’s […]

5 Tips 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 […]