The Shocking 4 Ways You Are Ruining Your Teeth
Piercing your tongue or lip. This too can cause dental-related problems. The metal might crack a tooth or cause gum damage. When the piercing touches the bacteria-laden mouth, hello possible infection.
Sucking on cough lozenges. How can treating a cold negatively impact our teeth? When it mixes with the bacteria in plaque that coats your teeth, the plaque converts the sugar into enamel-eating acid.
Frequent snacking. Just when you though eating lots of healthy small meals was the key to losing weight and staying healthy, here is a fact to upset your applecart. The authorities at WebMD assert that snacking produces less saliva than eating a full meal. As a consequence food bits are lodged in your teeth for hours on end.