“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
Candy, costumes, and skeletons – oh my! Every year, trick-or-treaters, and their parents, enjoy bags and buckets full of sweet treats and candies. While costumes and Halloween decorations are fun, spooky, and harmless, Halloween candy can negatively impact our oral health and spiral anyone’s household into an oral health challenge. However, we’ve compiled some tips … Continue reading Oral Health Challenge: How to Enjoy Halloween Treats
Use Your Dental Insurance Benefits or Lose ‘Em Holidays can become crazy-busy and we can often forget to take care of our health and needs first. Therefore, it’s the perfect time to go ahead and make your end-of-the-year dental appointments now, before the holiday season is in full swing. Making appointments now is a great … Continue reading Use It OR Lose It: It’s Time to Use Your Dental Insurance Benefits
Stress and Oral Health Can stress cause harm to your teeth? Unfortunately, the answer is yes and we know there is a dental health mental health link. Just like how stress can affect most areas of your body and your mental wellbeing, it can also impact your oral health. When your mind feels strained and … Continue reading Stress: The Mental Health Dental Health Link
It’s easy to take our natural teeth for granted. We’re born with them, and we get used to their form and function. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, by age 17, 7 percent of people in the United States have lost at least one permanent tooth because of decay. So, what happens … Continue reading Tooth Replacement Options at GPS Dental: Dentures & Dental Implants
Leaving your home during COVID-19 can be concerning and unnerving. Thankfully, at GPS Dental, we’ve taken the steps and precautions needed to create a safe and sterile environment for our patients, making it safe to visit your dental office. Our infectious disease measures were put into place long ago, and since COVID-19, our safety standards … Continue reading Do You Need Your Teeth Cleaned? It’s Safe to Visit Your Dental Office
Anyone and everyone can get pneumonia. In fact, according to a study by Science Daily, over 1 million Americans are infected with pneumonia every year. Furthermore, studies have also shown that there is a link between oral health and your risk for getting pneumonia – with people who never get dental checkups having an 86 … Continue reading Is there a link between Pneumonia and Poor Oral Health?
Are dentures a tooth replacement option for you? Are you missing multiple teeth and wondering what dental option is best for you? Dentures are a wonderful option to restore your missing teeth and your smile. Dentures are dental appliances that replace missing teeth. They are placed in the mouth and secured by gum tissue and … Continue reading Is Tooth Replacement with Dentures an Option for You?