Avoid These Oral Habits for Better Oral Health

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Have you thought about any ways to help improve your oral health in regard to tooth hazards? To help minimize the risks associated with tooth hazards, be aware of potentially harmful products in your daily life and eliminate them as necessary. Furthermore, be aware of any substances that you may be using or any bad habits that you follow that can be putting you at several oral health risks that may not begin to show for many years to come.

For example, if you are routinely drinking wine or coffee, you may slowly be yellowing your teeth. Due to the dark color of the products, they can easily cause stains and discolorations within your teeth. To combat these effects, use professional teeth whitening treatments.

Various bad habits including biting on your nails or chewing on pencils can lead to problems with your jaw and gums. To help keep your smile safe, always avoid biting into inedible products. Along the same lines, look for ways to limit the effects of any unconscious tooth grinding that you may have, which is typically referred to as bruxism. If left untreated, dental damage can often occur.

If you would like additional health with any dental health risk hazard prevention from Dr. Carrie Sessom, please schedule an appointment to come see us at our dental office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. You are welcome to call Riverwalk Dental Spa + Sleep Apnea Solutions at 918-770-0027.