Daily Health Tips

Daily Health Tips

Daily Health Tips

Common Fears about wearing Dentures
February 15, 2021

Never be afraid of wearing your dentures

Common Fears about wearing Dentures Teeth are the first thing people take note of when looking at someone. It is, of course, important to continually maintain a healthy, beautiful smile at every age. As you age, tooth loss can happen, but that does not mean you have to lose your beautiful smile. Full and Partial […]

Tooth Sensitivity to Heat or Cold
February 22, 2021

Sensitive teeth: Do hot and cold bother you?

Most people agree that visiting the dentist’s office is not on their list of fun things to do. Whether the visit is for a routine exam or a root canal, we might feel some apprehension. Still, most people understand the importance of regular dental care in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Tooth Sensitivity to Heat […]

Tooth Mobility and Tooth Loss
March 1, 2021

Tooth Mobility and Tooth Loss

Living in Austin means we know good food. Did you know that every time we eat, our teeth move? The movement is slight and probably unnoticeable but is healthy movement. However, if a tooth moves beyond the normal limits of eating, dental care is necessary. When a tooth moves horizontally or vertically, outside of its […]

Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth
March 16, 2021

Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?  

Did you know that over 10% of the world’s population have suffered from dry mouth? Dry mouth, popularly known as xerostomia, is a medical disorder characterized by insufficient saliva production or incompetent saliva flow. Saliva plays an important role in: Digestion and swallowing of food. Lubrication of the mouth. Cleansing of the mouth. Facilitates the […]

dental inlay is the best option
March 22, 2021

Times where a dental inlay is the best option

In dentistry, a dental inlay is placed within the tooth. It is similar to a cavity filling that does not cover the entire top part of the tooth. It must be designed to fill the exact size of the cavity before it’s cemented into place. In addition to inlays, there are onlays and overlays that […]

April 12, 2021

I don’t smoke, can I still get oral cancer?

In the United States, oral cancer accounts for three percent of all cancer incidents. Although smoking is a significant risk factor in the development of this condition, you don’t have to be an active smoker to be at risk. Other risk factors include poor dental hygiene, alcoholism, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and suppressed immune system. […]

Tongue Health is important
April 26, 2021

The Importance of Tongue Health

Why tongue health is important? When considering oral health, taking good care of teeth and gums are usually some of the first things that come to a person’s mind. However, having a healthy tongue is key in keeping a healthy mouth. The tongue is the unsung hero of the mouth due to being multifunctional. Its […]

Austin Preventive Dentistry
May 5, 2021

How Many Teeth Kids Have and How to Take Care of Them

Congratulations! Your baby’s first tooth just appeared. Start your child’s tooth care regimen early on to encourage good dental hygiene habits. Austin preventative dentistry at The Toothbar serves children as early as their first birthday to start regularly cleaning and maintaining their teeth. How Many Teeth Do Kids Have? According to Mount Healthy, a partner […]

Are All Mouthwashes The Same
May 17, 2021

Are All Mouthwashes The Same?

The use of mouthwashes in one’s daily oral hygiene routine is a helpful tool that can enhance both the appearance and overall health of your mouth. It can reach areas of your teeth that aren’t easily accessible to a toothbrush, there are options for a wide range of age groups and those with specialized needs, […]

Dental Implants Improve Your Facial Appearance  
May 31, 2021

How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Facial Appearance  

Statistically, almost twenty-six percent of American adults and thirteen percent of kids have untreated dental caries. Cavities, broken or cracked teeth, and sensitive teeth are some of the daily problems millions of people face. It’s unfortunate because they affect your health as much as your facial appearance. Some people experience bad breath from tooth problems, […]