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5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either by […]

Toothache? Or Sinusitis? Colds and Your Oral Health

The Common Cold, Teeth, and Your Oral Health are More Connected Than You Think   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 cold?” Did you know that a sinus infection (sinusitis) or inflammation can cause a toothache? […]

Just the Tooth: Myths and Facts About Cavities

How Much Do YOU Know about Cavities? What is Myth and What is Fact?   Let’s be honest. Nobody wants to hear the words, “You have a cavity.” However, cavities (dental caries, tooth decay) remain the most prevalent chronic disease in both children and adults. A National Health and Nutrition Exam Survey conducted by the NIH […]

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from the Team at McGann Facial Design… May Your Holiday Season be Stress-Free!   The holiday season seems to get busier and busier every year with events and celebrations that can spread more than holiday cheer. The whirlwind of holiday events can raise stress levels…but did you know that stress can lead to […]

5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

  Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either […]