Dr. Grant McGann and San Diego Oral Surgery

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 […]

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 […]