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Geneva Dentist Receives Prestigious Fellowship from Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ryan McCall, DDS, of Geneva, Illinois received the prestigious Fellowship Award during the AGD’s convocation ceremony, a commencement celebration that recognizes AGD member’s commitment to excellence in dental education. During the event that was held at the AGD’s scientific session on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Connecticut at Mohegan Sun, Dr. McCall accepted this award along with about 240 other recipients. 

The Fellowship Award is presented to dentists looking to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. In order to receive this award, Dr. McCall completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed ...

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Clench, Grind, Repeat: How To Break the Bruxism Cycle with Your Dentist’s Help

Search the internet about grinding your teeth, and a lot of results appear on the page in front of you…Did you know that there is an actual medical term for clenching and grinding your teeth?  Bruxism is the term for this condition, and it can be painful and destructive.  If you suffer from this malady, rest assured, you are not alone!  Bruxism is a common condition that affects approximately 30-40 million adults and children in the U.S. alone. According to The Bruxism Association, based in the UK, the most effective way to treat this condition is with a night guard made by your dentist at McCall Family Dentistry.  When you ...

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10 Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety

Over the past 40 years, we have welcomed thousands of patients into our dental family. Some people enjoy coming to the dentist and look forward to it. Others, however, have dental anxiety ranging from mild to extreme. People are not born with a fear of dentists, but rather something has happened over time to create the phobia. Some patients have had a bad experience with previous doctor, while others simply don’t like the sound of a drill, the sight of a needle, ...

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Your Child's First Dental Visit

Child's First Dental Visit

 

Baby teeth are just as important as adult teeth, and tooth decay in primary teeth could mean a higher risk of decay in permanent teeth in adulthood. It is therefore important to schedule your child’s first hygiene visit at an early age. While some pediatric dentists like to see a child six months after their first tooth erupts, we usually see our “smaller” patients anytime between their 2nd and 3rd birthday.

 

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