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19 Habits That Ruin Your Teeth

Posted in: Dentistry, by thecourtyardclinic, on 30th September 2016 | 0 comments
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Chewing on hard frozen ice is akin to chewing on hard substances which may cause damage to the teeth. It is not a harmless habit as some people think.

Key takeaways:

  • Cough drops are laden with sugars which may encourage plaque buildup and growth of bacteria that leads to cavities.
  • Piercings in the mouth or tongue will raise the risk of infection and sores. Biting down on the metal studs may cause cracked teeth and damage to gums.
  • Teeth grinding caused by stress or poor sleeping habits damages teeth. Using a mouth guard could help prevent damage to teeth.

For example, there are only 10 more grams of sugar in orange soda than in orange juice. Fruits are naturally sweet, so look for juice that has no added sugar. You can also reduce the sugar content by diluting juice with some water.

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