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
Headline: The top three oral diseases that could impact your health When it comes to your mouth, it’s important to know what you’re up against in order to stay on top of your oral health and prevent future issues. According to the CDC, oral health includes the “teeth, gums, and the entire oral-facial system that … Continue reading Oral Disease: Top 3 Oral Diseases that could Impact Your Health
Oral health professionals and those affected by oral cancer work diligently to advocate for education and prevention; especially during April, as it is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Although this month is especially important in educating individuals on what oral cancer looks like and the available preventative steps that can lower risk, to include scheduling your … Continue reading April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month: A Good Time to Visit Your Dentist for an Oral Cancer Screening
Not many individuals understand the importance of maintaining a healthy mouth. Daily brushing and flossing, as well as heading to the dentist regularly are essential habits to adopt. Ignoring these practices can lead to various oral diseases, commonly known as periodontal disease. It is imperative that people implement positive habits to prevent these issues from … Continue reading Oral Diseases and Tooth Loss… GPS Dental Can Help
Dental health is vital and dentists always encourage patients to maintain the best habits. Having a good dentist is essential, especially one who is committed to maintaining your oral health. At GPS Dental, Dr. Gary Skrobanek and his team are dedicated to offering nothing but the utmost care to patients. Although dental care is crucial, … Continue reading Affordable Dental Care is Available to Our Patients
Teeth are very sturdy and the strongest parts of the human body. So, many people expect teeth to last a lifetime. However, some issues can arise and leave teeth susceptible to extensive damage. Unfortunately, teeth are unable to repair themselves, so once the damage is done, you’ll need a corrective procedure, or in extreme … Continue reading Tooth Extraction: Reasons for Pulling Teeth
As a parent, it’s difficult to know how much dental care our kiddos need. We know we want to prevent cavities, but don’t always know the best way to do so. Here are commonly asked questions and guidelines to help you lay the foundation on the dental health for kids topic to keep those … Continue reading Dental Health for Kids: Brushing, Avoiding Cavities & More