When you speak about dental care with dentists they will be able to give a long list of reasons why people end up with damaged teeth. Some can often be unavoidable such as an underlying medical condition or an accident, however, there are also many reasons where the blame lies solely with the individual in question.
On that list of reasons, you will see many which you could have predicted, but there are also some which you may not previously have realised can harm your teeth. So, in a helpful spirit, and in the hope that you can avoid or stop any of these, here are the most common bad habits that cause damaged teeth.
This seems to appear on every bad habit list but there is no getting away from the fact that smoking can harm your gums and teeth and there is no better evidence for that in the stained teeth that many smokers have.
Whilst this might seem a simple and harmless way of cooling down on a hot day and taking in water, chewing ice can actually harm teeth. The force required can be excessive and there is a risk your teeth’s roots can be weakened.Read More