Dr. Grant McGann and San Diego Oral Surgery

Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

Why Restore Your Smile? If you’ve lost a tooth, especially one that’s not visible to others when you speak or smile, you may be thinking that you can slide by without replacing it. Sure, it will feel weird for a while, but you’ll get used it — or will you? Not replacing a missing tooth can […]

Sweetie Tooth!

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 […]

Why Do We Have A Smile Lab?

  Well, Smiling is Good For You!   Trillions of dollars are spend every year in the US alone to boost health. But what if you could improve your health for free? One of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost your health is to smile. But smiling goes beyond just good health. Smiling can […]

Do Dental Implants Last Forever?

  Advances in dental science have led to dental implants becoming the best treatment option for patients who have lost one or more teeth. Whether teeth have been lost to accident, gum disease, or decay, fixed bridges or removable dentures are no longer the only (or best) solutions to restore your smile. When surgically placed […]

The One Sunscreen Tip You’re Probably Skipping

  Summer = Sun Are You Protecting All of Your Skin?   Ahhhhh! The peak of summertime! Those long summer days mean time outdoors; and as everyone knows, time outdoors means time for sunscreen. But are you forgetting something? Hint: It’s not your back! Many sunscreen users don’t protect their lips. And the forecast isn’t […]

Do You Know What’s in Your Oral Hygiene Products?

7 Things to Know About the Ingredients in Over the Counter Oral Hygiene Products 1. Most Oral Hygiene Products Contain Abrasives Abrasives help remove stains from the teeth. Initially, the abrasives added were quite rough in texture, but today’s abrasives are comparably gentle. They primarily consist of hydrated aluminum oxides, dehydrated silica gel, and calcium […]

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 […]

5 Fun in the Sun Dental Tips

Here are Five “Fun in the Sun” Dental Tips to Help You Smile All Summer Long! It’s July and Summer is now in full swing. July, which has 31 days and is the seventh month in the modern calendar, was originally called Quintilis, which means “fifth”.  Prior to the advent of the 12-month calendar it […]

Dental Implant Lifespan

Do Dental Implants Last Forever? Advances in dental science have led to dental implants becoming the best treatment option for patients who have lost one or more teeth. Whether teeth have been lost to accident, gum disease, or decay, fixed bridges or removable dentures are no longer the only (or best) solutions to restore your […]