Effective oral health care routines and oral hygiene habits are essential for removing bacteria and debris that may develop on your teeth. By limiting plaque buildup and the risk of dental erosion, you can help lower your risk of enamel wear. However, you also need to be aware of tooth hazards in your life that can cause immediate dental injuries and oral accidents that can occur. If you are involved in any habits or activities that are potentially putting your teeth at risk, eliminate them as necessary.
Often, damage to your smile includes always being aware of potential health risks in your life. By chewing on ice constantly or biting into cough drops or any other products that can easily chip and crack your teeth, you run the risk of damaging your teeth. Rather than taking chances, avoid biting into hard products altogether. Various bad habits include biting your nails and chewing on pen caps or any other inedible products that may be used as stress-relieving tools
Are you aware of the risks that can sometimes arise by using unhealthy products such as smoking or chewing tobacco? Now only can tobacco stain your teeth or lead to bad breath, they can also cause various oral health risks including tooth loss and cancer. Avoid unhealthy products and stay away from the use of mouth jewelry that can easily damage your smile. Mouth jewelry is dangerous because it can cause permanent nerve damage if they are placed incorrectly. Mouth jewelry can lead to chipped teeth, infections and lead to choking hazard, so it may be best to avoid these products altogether.
Do you wish to learn more about tooth hazards and their effect on your smile? If so, please call 408-779-9393 to schedule an appointment with Cosmo Dental Office at our dental office in Morgan Hill, California, for your oral health care treatments. Dr. Haleh Karimian and our expert team want to ensure your teeth remain clean for a lifetime to come.