In just a few days, kiddos will be flooding the streets with their costumes and huge appetites for sugary treats and fun! While Halloween is such an exciting day to celebrate with friends and family, it’s important to be aware of the dental dangers of certain treats in every candy bowl. Learn more: Your Halloween … Continue reading Halloween Candy: Dr. Skrobanek’s Biggest Nightmare
The end of the year becomes quite hectic in the healthcare industry. After meeting your deductible, you want to make sure and get the most out of your benefits, so you schedule your appointments and procedures before December 31. Dental insurance is no different and is sometimes forgotten. Get your smile healthy and feeling great … Continue reading Use Your End of Year Dental Insurance Benefits OR Lose ‘Em
Even though scary stories of vaping and E-cigarettes fill up our Facebook feeds and our favorite news channels, it’s still extremely popular. According to the BBC, there are around 41 million people vaping all around the globe. Most of those people live in the United States, United Kingdom, and France. Read more from the BBC: … Continue reading The Dangers of Vaping and How it Effects Your Oral Health
Bad breath, morning breath, hot breath, or whatever you call the stinky aroma that emanates from your mouth when you have that first morning yawn of the day, isn’t pleasant for anyone. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can cause anxiety for anyone who is experiencing it. For most people, after they’ve … Continue reading Bad Breath could be more than a stinky situation
At GPS Dental, we know how important quality, affordable dental care is to our patients in San Antonio. Dr. Skrobanek and his team always strive to offer services that provide wonderful results with our sincere and precise work. We’ve been in the business of helping people achieve their best smiles since 2013, and we love … Continue reading San Antonio Affordable Dental Care at GPS Dental
Head Back to School Toothache Free! With the pools closing, the weather cooling down, and the summer BBQs coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about the fall season and all that comes with it. For a lot of us, the fall season means bonfires, football games, and heading back to school. Maybe … Continue reading Head Back to School Toothache Free!
According to sleepforkids.org, 13 percent of children from ages 6 to 11 are overweight. While these age groups should be getting between 10-11 hours of sleep per night, obesity can cause these numbers to go down due to sleep apnea. So, what exactly is sleep apnea and how is it affecting our children? Learn more: … Continue reading Is Child Obesity Causing Sleep Apnea?
For some people, dentures or bridges are not comfortable or viable options to repair or replace a damaged tooth. Perhaps you suffer from sore spots, poor ridges, or dentures trigger your gag reflex. Dental implants as a tooth replacement option might be a great solution. Related Article: What are your tooth replacement options? What are … Continue reading FAQ: Dental Implants as a Tooth Replacement Option
Root canals can be a scary thought, often associated with a painful trip to the dentist. However, according to WebMD, most people actually report that the pain they experience leading up to the root canal is much worse than the actual procedure. Discomfort from a decayed or infected tooth can create great discomfort, and a … Continue reading Reasons to have a Root Canal: What symptoms should I look for?
“OUCH!! I have sensitive teeth!!” (Is this a common phrase??) When sensitive teeth get in the way of your favorite hot cup of tea or sweet ice cream treat, it’s time to take notice and contact your dentist. Typically, sensitive teeth result from worn-down enamel in the teeth, cavities, a cracked tooth, worn fillings, exposed … Continue reading “I have sensitive teeth!!” How Can You Reduce Tooth Sensitivity?