Beware of Things That Can Harm Your Teeth

Published on April 10, 2018

Are you aware that you could be placing your teeth at risk for cracks or fractures? There are many habits and things that people do each day that could be putting their teeth at risk. That is why it is essential to be mindful of the things that you do in your life that could harm your teeth and avoid the habits.

Our dentist, Dr. Samaniego, cares about your oral health and is happy to assist you in any way possible. In addition, our team at Las Cruces Dental Associates has gladly compiled a list of some of the things that can harm your teeth if you are not careful.

Beware of these things that can harm your teeth:
– Tooth-Stainers: Substances that can stain or discolor your teeth are hazardous to your oral health.
– Lack of dental visits: A failure to visit your dentist for cleanings and restorations can leave you vulnerable to dental damage.
– Mouth jewelry: Mouth jewelry can cause several oral health risks, including cracked teeth and infections.
– Poor oral hygiene: By ignoring your oral hygiene routine, you can leave your mouth susceptible to plaque buildup.
– Sports: Various forms of sports can leave you susceptible to dental damage.
– Bad habits: Bad habits, such as using drugs or tobacco, can put your teeth at risk.
– Hard foods: Hard foods can fracture your teeth or wear down your gums and tooth enamel.

As you can see, teeth are not tools, and they should be treated with care. If you have questions about your teeth, or if you need help with a damaged tooth, please call us today at 575.523.1479. Our dentist in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and his team are always always happy to help care for you and your teeth.