Do you have stressed out oral health? Are you ready to find out how stress affects your oral health. Let’s talk about gum disease, clenching & grinding and other issues that can be magnified by stress. You may think about stress being a factor behind many health problems, but the truth is, stress can also … Continue reading Stressed Out Oral Health: Gum Disease, Clenching and Grinding! Oh My!
Did you know that, according to Mayo Clinic, “Poor dental health increases the risk of a bacterial infection in the blood stream, which can affect the heart valves. There is also a strong connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease and evidence that people with diabetes benefit from periodontal treatment.” The proof is in the pudding, … Continue reading Whole Body Health: Oral Care Impacts Heart Disease and Diabetes
Missing teeth are more than just an aesthetic problem that affects the look of your smile. Missing teeth also have a major affect on your oral health. Although there are a number of ways you can enhance your smile, dental implants are a product of great progress in the dental industry! In a nutshell, dental … Continue reading Tooth Replacement Option: Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile
We love raising awareness about the importance of oral health at any age! And in February, we get to celebrate our children with National Children’s Dental Health Month. While February might seem full of school projects, cold weather, and Valentine’s plans, it’s important and exciting to celebrate good oral care for your children. With extra … Continue reading Children’s Dental Health: Why is Drinking Water Important?
Do you need a tooth extraction or can Dr. Skrobanek save your tooth? Although we hope our natural teeth will last us forever, sometimes life throws a wrench in our plans and a tooth extraction is necessary for our oral health. However, at GPS Dental, we always do our best to provide you with the … Continue reading Dr. Skrobanek Works to Save Your Tooth, Not Pull It
Experiencing tooth pain is no small thing. In fact, tooth pain can ruin your day or put you in a bad mood. Sharp pain can make it difficult to concentrate at school or work, and extreme sensitivity can ruin mealtimes. What causes these frustrating tooth pains? Let’s take a closer look at the top five … Continue reading Experiencing Tooth Pain? When it’s time to visit the dentist
Are you missing more than one tooth? You may be a great candidate for dental implants! Dental implants can fill in the gaps of missing teeth, can fully restore the look and feel of your smile, and are a great way to replace teeth. Missing teeth can do more than affect the look of your … Continue reading Missing Tooth: Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?
“Mouth Mask” is more than Stinky Breath: Tooth Decay & Gum Disease is on the RISE!! Did you know that stinky breath behind your face mask could be more than a simple, embarrassing problem? Today, more and more dentists are seeing a rise in gum disease. A term coined “mask mouth” is a contributing factor … Continue reading “Mouth Mask” is more than Stinky Breath: Gum Disease on the RISE
Have You Maximized Your Flexible Spending Account? It expires on December 31st, like your Dental Insurance Benefits! You’ve probably thought about getting the most out of your health and dental insurance benefits, but have you considered your Flexible Spending Account (FSA)? FSAs are common, and they consist of your money – it’s pre-taxed and can … Continue reading Have You Maximized Your Flexible Spending Account?
The guideline for dental office health and safety is this – clean and disinfect like every patient is sick. Although disinfecting and cleaning has always been extremely important at our office, we have taken every single extra step and precaution to ensure that our patients are safe and in a sanitized, clean, and safe environment … Continue reading GPS Dental: Keeping You Healthy with Safety Precautions