Protecting Your Smile from Tooth Hazards

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To ensure your smile has the greatest chance of success, always exercise caution with the products you consume. Furthermore, never use your mouth for any specific tasks other than which it is assigned. By protective planning and eating a healthy diet, your smile can thrive for the rest of your life.

Be careful when drinking soda, sports drinks, or fruit juice. All three varieties of drinks are often heavily-laden with sugars, and can easily promote enamel erosion and tooth decay. As a substitute, drink water and sugar-free drinks.

Even though teeth are grown to be strong and durable, it is essential to never try to open any products with them. Opening bottles and plastic packaging can easily damage your smile and easily cause cracked or chipped teeth.

Exercise caution with numerous foods that you are consuming that can easily damage your smile. Sticky or chewy sweets such as gummy candies can pose numerous tooth risks as they can linger in your mouth long after eating them, which can increase the rate at which tooth decay occurs. Furthermore, avoid snacking throughout the day, as it can keep your teeth in harm’s way of tooth decay and enamel erosion much longer.

Are you ready to upgrade and enhance your smile with tooth hazard prevention? Derby Family Dentistry remains committed to your oral health, and you are welcome to schedule an appointment with us by calling 316-788-4000. Dr. Frederick Stark and Brad Norden and our team look forward to having you visit our dentist office in Derby, Kansas.