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Tooth Hazards and Their Effect on Your Dental Health

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Keeping your smile out of harm’s way is essential to ensure your oral health can remain in pristine condition. However, there are multiple tooth hazards, both seen and unseen in our world that seek to damage your precious smile.

The foods and drinks we eat and drink are just as likely to harm your teeth and gums as standard oral accidents can. This includes tough and hard foods that can crack and chip teeth, highly acidic foods that can easily break down your precious tooth enamel, and sugary substances that cause tooth decay and gum disease. Protect your smile by keeping it clean and by consuming healthy foods and drinks so your diet will not play a negative role in your oral health care.

Protect yourself by removing any tooth hazards from your life, which includes bad habits. If you smoke or chew tobacco, or if you use drugs, your teeth and gums will suffer. Furthermore, if you try high-risk maneuvers without safety gear, your teeth and gums could suffer the brunt of oral accidents. If you try opening products and items with your mouth, your teeth and gums could also find themselves in harm’s way.

Are you in need of a dentist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? To schedule an oral exam for tooth restoration treatments at Milla Openko, DMD, simply book an appointment at our dentist office with Dr. Milla Openko and the rest of our team. We can be reached at 412.885.5590 . We look forward to seeing you smile bright this season!