Grant McGann

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 […]

Say What?! You Can Floss with Water?

  When We Say Floss, We Don’t Mean That Silly Dance!   Most people today know the importance of brushing and flossing. However, are you aware that there are actually TWO ways you can floss? There is, of course, the traditional way of using string floss…but then, there is water flossing. What is Water Flossing? […]

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 […]

Thank You

Thank you for trusting us with your dental health care. You are a valuable part of our work and our life. We feel that it is sometimes important to share that sentiment and you should know that we at McGann Facial Design appreciate your time and your trust. A smile is contagious and we love […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Thanksgiving is a Time of Togetherness and Gratitude. ~Nigel Hamilton Amidst all the turbulence, it’s good to have a reminder of the basics. For many of us, the Thanksgiving means turkey dinners, pumpkin pie, football games, parades, family, friends, or the beginning of Christmas holidays. In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday […]

Benefits of Office-Based Jaw Surgery

Can Jaw Surgery Be Performed in the Office? Yes! With general advances in patient safety and care, it is possible to perform more and more procedures in the office, as opposed to in the hospital. Dr. McGann routinely performs office-based jaw surgery in his state-of-the-art office facilities. First and foremost, Dr. McGann and his staff […]

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 […]

The Unofficial End of Summer – Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! Labor Day, observed the first Monday of September, is a holiday devoted to the celebrating the social and economic achievements of the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is to honor our country’s workers and their contributions to the strength and well-being of our country. While this year has been […]

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 […]

Before & Afters–What is Dental Malocclusion?

An Overview of Malocclusion An important part of your development is a functional and healthy formation of your occlusion, or  “bite.” Occlusion refers to how the top and bottom teeth fit together. Dental malocclusion affects 1 in 5 people, and occurs when you have crooked teeth and/or a misaligned bite. There are 3 different types […]