Who knew that your most helpful medicines could be hurting you? Cold and flu season is upon us, bringing with it the season of cough drops and decongestants. At this time of the year, it’s important to remember that sugar and acids aren’t just hiding in your favorite foods. Cough syrups, inhalers, and other culprits … Continue reading Colds, Flus, and Cavities: Is Your Medicine Hurting Your Teeth?
There have been rumors for years that chewing gum can help keep your teeth clean. Of course, there are other theories that say anything that adds extra sugar to your mouth is hurting your choppers. Today, the smile specialists at GPS Dental are ready to weigh in. So, what’s the verdict? Is chewing gum hurting … Continue reading Is Chewing Gum Bad for My Teeth?
Somewhere between 12% and 25% of people suffer from a fear of the dentist, otherwise known as dentophobia or odontophobia. There are many causes for this widely shared fear, but there are also many ways to make trips to the dentist’s office easier on anxious patients. Talk about Your Nerves Dentists see a lot of … Continue reading Don’t Worry! 3 Tips to Reduce Dental Anxiety
Oftentimes, the mark of good dental work is that nobody can tell it happened. So, when you have questions about what it really feels like to have dental work done, you may not know who to ask! Today, the experts from GPS Dental are here to prep you for your first dentures. Getting Dentures Takes … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Before I Got My Dentures
Sensitive teeth can take your favorite treats and turn them into big-time pain. A bowl of ice cream, a steaming cup of coffee, or even just a cold breath of air can trigger aches and pains for those with sensitive teeth. Of course, with the holidays coming up, it can be tricky to schedule a … Continue reading Sensitive Teeth? 4 Steps for Reducing Pain
Before you know it the holidays will be here and another year will have made its mark. But before this happens make sure you take care of a few timely matters, such as visiting your dentist. GPS Dental explains a few reasons why it’s in your best interest to schedule a dentist visit before the … Continue reading Why You Should Visit the Dentist Before the End of the Year
It’s almost time for all the little monsters and ghouls to run amok! The costumes and games are a lot of fun, but don’t let Halloween get the best of you and your kids’ teeth. The free candy that’s so closely associated with the holiday may taste good now, but it can spell bad news … Continue reading How to Keep Your Family’s Teeth Healthy during Halloween Season
The summer flew by, and now it’s back to school for kids and the return of a more normal schedule. This is also a popular time of the year for families to resume their bi-annual dental checkups. To start the school year off on the right foot, and in a healthy manner, here are four surefire tips to … Continue reading Back-to-School Dental Checkups: Try These 4 Tips for a Great Visit