oral surgeon

First, Do No Harm ~ Patient Safety ALWAYS Comes First

With everyday and increasing news about the spread of COVID-19, we wanted to take this opportunity again to remind you that at McGann Facial Design, patient safety always comes first. We follow all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations applicable to our practice. We perform weekly spore checks on our sterilizer and […]

First, Do No Harm ~ Patient Safety ALWAYS Comes First

Healthcare providers are taught that patient safety always comes first. We wanted to take this opportunity to remind you about a story that first surfaced back in 2013. The story involved a Tulsa, Oklahoma oral surgeon who exposed thousands of patients to HIV and Hepatitis C because of poor sterilization practices. In 2016, this oral […]

5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either by […]

5 Dental Terms You Think You Know, But Do You?

  Here are five dental terms that you might have heard before, but didn’t really know what they mean or why they are important. Impacted Tooth: When a tooth is unable to fully enter the mouth it is said to be “impacted”. In general, an impacted tooth is prevented from breaking through the gums either […]

First, Do No Harm ~ Patient Safety ALWAYS Comes First

First, Do No Harm ~ Patient Safety Always Comes First Healthcare providers are taught that patient safety always comes first. This is what, in part, makes the story of the Tulsa oral surgeon who exposed thousands of patients to HIV and Hepatitis C even more disturbing. According to ABC News, patients were exposed due to […]

What Is An Oral Surgeon and Why Would I Need To See One?

What Does It Take To Be An Oral Surgeon? Sometimes we forget what our doctors and care providers went through to become highly trained professionals. While we see them as the caring individuals who “magically” know about our problems and how to fix them, we don’t know all that went into making them specialists. Let’s […]