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?
When you hear the term “sleep apnea”, do you immediately think of someone who snores loudly every night? (Does you think of your spouse too?) Disruptive and loud snoring is one of the tell-tale characteristics or symptoms of sleep apnea. Without Sleep Apnea Treatment, More Than Your Sleep Can Be Affected! As sleep apnea is … Continue reading Without Sleep Apnea Treatment, More Than Your Sleep Can Be Affected!
For thousands of years, people around the world have tried to solve the problem of dental implants as tooth replacements . A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically placed into your jaw to hold an implant and provides the following advantages: Restore a patient’s smile, confidence, and ability to chew Stimulates … Continue reading The Evolution of Dental Implants as Tooth Replacements