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
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