Dental Insurance: The Elephant (or Piggy) in the Room! As you know, certain aspects in life develop stigmas (or poor reputations) for numerous reasons. Although sometimes untrue, a bad stigma/reputation can have lasting effects on a person’s perception, and thereby be a source of distress when encountered. While this may certainly be a problem in … Continue reading Affordable Dentistry is Available at GPS Dental in San Antonio
Vaping refers to the act of using an e-cigarette. It was first introduced to the market in 70’s, but it did not receive the recognition it has presently. Only recently, which has primarily transpired over the past few years, vaping has become increasingly popular. Many individuals, mainly younger people, find enjoyment in inhaling and exhaling … Continue reading Dangers of Vaping: Can it harm your smile, gums & teeth?
Dental Implants: What are they? While the term “Dental Implants” is likely to ring a few bells, chances are that the exact purpose and meaning behind this term might not be so familiar. Although an increasingly common and well-known practice within the dental community, dental implants continue to remain an aura of mystery among the … Continue reading The Skinny on Dental Implants
Don’t wait until April, Get Your Oral Cancer Screening Today! During April oral health professionals and those affected by oral cancer work diligently to advocate for education and prevention; as its Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Although this month is especially important in educating individuals on what oral cancer looks like and the available preventative steps … Continue reading Get Your Oral Cancer Screening – April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Dental Implant Dentist in San Antonio – What are My Dental Implant Options? If you have lost a tooth due to injury, disease or any other circumstance, finding a dental implant dentist might be your best option. A dental implant is an artificial tooth made of titanium metal that’s inserted into your jawbone to replace … Continue reading Dental Implant Dentist in San Antonio
Custom Mouthguards: Not Just for Sport! For several years now, the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machine (or CPAP mask) has been the “go to therapy” among sufferers of sleep apnea. While this device has proven itself as an extremely effective method of treatment, many people who suffer simply cannot tolerate the awkward and sometimes uncomfortable … Continue reading Get Some Sleep: Custom Mouthguard for Sleep Apnea
Help your children “Defeat Monster Mouth”!! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Dental Association is asking people to “Defeat Monster Mouth.” At GPS Dental, we strive to work with our little patients and educate them and their families by offering dental health services for all ages. National Children’s Dental Health … Continue reading Dental Health Services for Your Children
Diabetes and Oral Health As you probably already know, there are many people who suffer from the condition known as diabetes. What you might not know is that approximately 9.3 percent of people in the United States alone have been diagnosed with or suffer from some form of diabetes. However, 1 in 4 suffers are … Continue reading How are Diabetes and Oral Health Related?
Buy Local Movement We’ve seen the shift of “mom and pop” locally-owned businesses to corporate conglomerates and big box stores. Many of these big corporations are wonderful and have given us countless options that we never had before. However, we’ve noticed a change in the “personal touch” that we loved receiving from local business owners. … Continue reading Local Dentist vs Corporate Dentistry
We begin the New Year with resolutions or goals in various areas of our lives … including family, finances, health, fitness and career. However, it’s also important to our overall wellness that we also strive for optimum dental health. We have all noticed various articles urging us to brush and floss daily and make … Continue reading New Year, New You: Dental Health Awareness