What Are YOU Thankful For?

  Thanksgiving is a Time of Togetherness and Gratitude. ~Nigel Hamilton   Thanksgiving, for most of us, 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 celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. In Canada, it is celebrated on […]

Tips for a (Healthier) Caffeine Fix

It’s pumpkin spice latte time, let’s just admit it-many of us love our 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 […]

Dr. McGann–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, […]

Back to School

Ready to Go Back To School? We think we know the answer, but we thought we would write about it anyways! 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 […]

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 […]