oral surgery

Dental Health and Your Immune System

Talk about the health of one’s immune system has clearly seen a bump in the COVID-19 era. So it is a good reminder to understand the connection between dental health and your immune system. Good dental hygiene not only impacts the health of your mouth, but impacts the health of your immune system and overall […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dentophobia?

  An estimated 20% of Americans experience enough anxiety that they will go the dentist only when absolutely necessary. Peter Milgrom, DDS, Director of the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington and author of Treating Fearful Dental Patients shares tips to help you overcome your fear of the oral surgery and dental […]

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 […]

Happy 4th of July!

Celebrating Independence! While 2020 has certainly held challenges, resilience is no doubt a trait of the USA. A Federal holiday since 1941, with the tradition beginning long before, most Americans mark Independence Day with parades and elaborate fireworks displays, picnics, and barbecues. C-19 will dictate some different behaviors, but some things will stay the same. […]