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
The Old Stereotype From the origins of the profession to even more modern times, there has been a long-standing fear of going to the dentist among the general public, a fear that until recently has remained pretty consistent. That old caricature of a dentist as a scary, mad-scientist type, who’s (of course) bent over pulling … Continue reading Tooth Extraction: Will my dentist pull my tooth?
Sleep Apnea Symptoms: 10 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea Lack of sleep is reaching epidemic levels in the United States and much of the sleeplessness that we are experiencing is self-induced; from late-night TV to the blue glow of late-night screen time with your favorite device. I guess you can call it techy-induced insomnia. … Continue reading Custom Mouthguards help Sleep Apnea
Is November the Forgotten Month? As the eleventh month of the year, November is something of a time of transition and perhaps a pre-curser to the busy upcoming holiday season, thus November may resemble the proverbial “calm before the storm.” Apart from Thanksgiving of course, for many this might truly be the case as with … Continue reading Oral Cancer Screening at Your 6-Month Dental Appointment
Whitening Trays are Safe & Effective: The holiday season is a time when you want to put your best face forward, and that means flashing your friends, family, and colleagues a natural-looking, clean, bright smile. To optimize your smile and make sure that you are not accidentally harming the enamel of your teeth or your … Continue reading Brighten Your Holiday Smile with Whitening Trays
Why is Candy Bad for Your Teeth? Halloween is the time of year that includes many traditions, such as carving pumpkins, dressing up in costumes and going Trick-or-Treating! Unfortunately, the candy sticks around longer and can create a lot of damage that we don’t usually think about. As grown-ups we think about all the calories … Continue reading It’s Halloween… Why is Candy Bad for Your Teeth?
Tooth Replacement Options: A Nightmare Come True! Have you ever had a dream in which your teeth suddenly begin falling out? According to many oneirologists, this is one of the most frequent dreams (or nightmares) that people may have at some point during their lifetime, and may often invoke a sense of panic and anxiety … Continue reading Tooth Replacement Options: What’s Right for You?
Many of you may not know that Dr. Gary Skrobanek of GPS Dental is actually a native of San Antonio. We thought it would be fun for you to get to know this Brooks City Base Dentist a little bit! Brooks City Base Dentist: Local Education He attended Highlands High School, located just a few … Continue reading Brooks City Base Dentist: GPS Dental Office Spotlight on Dr. Gary Skrobanek, DDS
Bad Teeth are more than an eyesore: You May Need Perio Treatment Have you ever noticed a person with what you would consider “Bad teeth?” If so what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many people this is considered as something of an aesthetic problem, and while stained or decayed teeth are obviously … Continue reading Bad Teeth? You May Need Perio Treatment