Dr. Grant McGann and San Diego Oral Surgery

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Did You Know?  All Impacted Wisdom Teeth are Not Created the Same   Summer is a common time when many college students return home, and many of them take the opportunity when away from school to have their wisdome teeth removed. We thought therefore it would be a good time to have a little review […]

Summer is Smile Season!

  Summer is Smile Season! Okay. We know it’s not really true that summer is smile season, but summer does give us all a lot of good reasons to smile. Sunshine, vacations, beaches, swimming, BBQs, camps, friends, family, what’s not to smile about? But do you know what is true? There are many positive side […]

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! As the weather continues to heat up, there are even more reasons to care for your smile. Enjoy the sunshine, sports, and summery treats without damaging your pearly whites. FIVE […]

Bigger NOT Always Better

Biting Off More than You Can Chew?   It is becoming more and more common for many of us to grab a bite to eat in a hurry. We, as Americans, have grown accustomed to larger food portions, but our mouths have not…and trying to fit that oversized sandwich into your mouth might be worse […]

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 […]

Ready for Valentine’s Day?

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 […]

Teeth Hurt While Exercising?

Ever Wonder Why Your Teeth Hurt When You Run?   If you are an avid runner, there are few things that can prevent you from getting out and hitting the pavement…except maybe tooth pain. But even if you aren’t an everyday runner, or maybe a sometimes runner, you may find that your teeth hurt when […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]