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5 Easy Tips for Improving Your Oral Hygiene at Home

February 7, 2020

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Smiling woman with great oral hygiene from her Texas City dentistEveryone wants a pretty smile, but did you know that your oral health plays an important role in your general wellbeing too? Research indicates that poor oral hygiene is connected to issues like rheumatoid arthritis, memory loss, and even heart disease. That’s one of many reasons why it’s so important to get a dental checkup from your Texas City dentist every six months. However, it’s up to you to keep your smile happy and healthy until your next appointment. Here are five easy and effective tips for improving your oral hygiene at home.


The Best Ways to Keep a Healthy Smile in the New Year

January 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 7:59 pm

A father and son brushing their teeth together.The new year is here (as well as the new decade), which means now is the time to start thinking about a new year’s resolution. While it often goes overlooked, oral health is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. In fact, many dental habits in Texas City can have long-term implications that you might not have otherwise expected. Below, here are a few dental habits to keep in mind not just for protecting your oral health, but ensuring better whole-body wellness moving forward.


How to Save Money by Maximizing Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits

November 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 3:58 pm

dental insurance form

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31st of this year, millions of Americans will leave billions of hard-earned dental insurance dollars on the table without realizing it. All of that money goes straight back to the insurance company. If you haven’t used all of your dental benefits, they’ll be gone forever. You don’t want to lose money, do you? Then read this guide on how to take advantage of your insurance and get the most out of your benefits.


Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month the Right Way!

October 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 8:35 pm

Woman smilingA healthy mouth means a beautiful smile, which is one of the many reasons why it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, which is an effort to raise awareness on the significance of healthy smiles. Especially during this time—the beginning of the season of sugar, knowing some oral health tips could save your teeth. Keep reading to learn the best ways to keep your smile clean and why it’s important to practice good dental hygiene in the first place.


4 Reasons You Need to Visit Your Dentist Twice a Year

September 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 5:10 pm

woman giving thumbs up in dental chair

If you’re like most Americans, you probably have a crazy busy schedule. It might be difficult to imagine why you should squeeze in two dental appointments a year. The truth is that by making these checkups, you’re keeping your teeth clean and healthy. Let’s take a closer look at 4 reasons why you shouldn’t skip out on your biannual appointments with your dentist.


5 Brushing Habits That Are Harming Your Teeth

August 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 4:24 pm

person holding mouth in painEveryone knows that for optimal oral health, you need to develop a good oral hygiene routine of brushing twice each day for two minutes and flossing. However, have you considered that the techniques you use could be harming your teeth and gums? Certain brushing habits that you may think are beneficial could cause you serious issues and pain down the road. Read on to learn about five patterns you’ll want to stop before they wreak havoc on your oral health. (more…)

How to Prevent Dental Crowns from Breaking

June 17, 2019

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diagram of dental crown

If you have a damaged tooth, it can impact your smile as well as your oral health. That’s why many people choose dental crowns to protect their tooth from damage. With this cap that is placed over your tooth, it protects your tooth, and it looks completely natural. However, it requires regular care just like any other tooth. Let’s look at how you can prevent your dental crowns from breaking.


How to Make Your Dental Implant Process More Comfortable

April 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 11:20 pm

older woman smiling white hair

You’ve heard that the dental implant process is the “gold standard” for tooth replacement; thus, you’re considering it to restore your smile, functionality and confidence. You’re concerned about how painful the procedure will be, though. So before you move forward, you want to know how you can make your dental implant placement as painless as possible. Read on to get the answer!


Discover the Unexpected Benefits of Having Dental Implants

March 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 2:43 am

dental implantDo you have one or several missing teeth that need replacing? If so, it’s time to talk to your dentist about dental implants. The natural look and feel of these artificial tooth replacements can give you the confidence you need and comfort of knowing you have a healthy smile. If you want to know more, here are some unexpected benefits of how dental implants can give you a new and improved smile.


Can Smoking Cause Dental Implants In Texas City To Fail?

February 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhackbarth @ 2:11 pm

Woman smoking a cigaretteOne of the best things about dental implants is their low failure rate. In fact, they fail just 1.4% of the time. Unfortunately, however, this doesn’t apply to smokers, who have a much higher failure rate of 15.8%. There’s no question that dental implants in Texas City are a wonderful investment in your smile and overall health. But, like any investment, you want to help it perform as well as you can. Keep reading to learn how smoking affects implants and how you can increase your chance for success as much as possible!


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