Grant McGann DDS

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 […]

Fruits – A Toothbrush Substitute?

We all have heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? But we want to know, does an apple a day keep the dentist away? And really, do apples clean your teeth?   There’s no denying the nutritional benefits of the delicious fruit. But simply stating, “an apple a day keeps plaque away” is […]

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 […]

When Talking Toothbrushes, Softer is Better

  Brushing Hard Is Not the Same As Brushing Thoroughly   You cannot overestimate the importance of good oral hygiene – not only for dental health, but for your overall wellbeing. In fact, gum disease is a major risk factor for the development of serious health conditions, including heart disease and diabetes. From the time we […]

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 […]

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 […]

Welcome, 2020! Cheers to our patients!

Hello, 2020. Happy New Year! New Years is magnificent! It’s a time to say goodbye to the previous year and to welcome the promises of a new year. As we say our farewells to 2019 and welcome 2020, we thought it a good time to acknowledge and thank our patients. One of the most gratifying […]

TMJ–More Than Just a Pain in Your Jaw

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a small joint located in front of the ear where the skull and lower jaw meet. It permits the lower jaw to move and allows for movement, such as talking, chewing, and yawning. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the […]

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 […]

The Facts About pH and Your Summer Drink

  Are Your Summer Drinks Hurting 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 […]