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
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