Dental Mistakes That Teens Can Make
9 September 2015
Oftentimes teenagers might think they are invincible, which makes them prime candidates to pick up bad habits. Some of these bad habits and actions can affect your teen's dental health. Here are five things that your teen might be inadvertently doing to harm his or her teeth.
1. Using Teeth as Tools
Teenage boys especially might use their teeth to open plastic bags and even bottles. While this might be a cool party trick, it can wear down enamel and lead to chipping.
How To Know You Are Grinding Your Teeth In Your Sleep
18 August 2015
Some people go a long time grinding their teeth without being aware of it. It may not be until they start experiencing severe symptoms that they are able to put two and two together and realize what they are doing. If you grind your teeth, you want to realize it as soon as possible. This way, you can get help from your dentist to stop before you permanently damage your teeth.
Three Ways to Protect Your Tooth Enamel
30 July 2015
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. That sounds impressive, but as we all know, if you don't take good care of your teeth, your enamel can erode and painful cavities can form. Worse still is the fact that if you are doing the right things in the wrong way, you can actually damage your tooth enamel.
Don't Brush Too Hard
If your teeth are really dirty, then you should scrub really hard to get your teeth clean, right?
Three Eating/Drinking Habits That Help You Avoid Teeth Stains
13 July 2015
You've probably already heard that certain foods and beverages -- like candies, coffee, and wine -- can cause stains on your teeth if you consume them often. While it's best to avoid stain-causing fruit and beverages when you can, you can minimize the potential for stains when you consume them by adopting a few habits.
The following three habits will allow you to consume some of your favorite stain-causing foods and drinks without detracting from the appearance of your smile: