Tooth Hazard Prevention Basics

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Do you use effective tooth hazard prevention plans to build and sustain a healthy diet? If you’re not careful, the foods and drinks you consume can easily destroy your smile. Although effective oral health care cleaning routines including brushing and flossing are highly effective at keeping your smile safe, it often comes down to making sure you are avoiding unhealthy products that can potentially damage your smile.

Numerous drinks that we consume are known tooth hazards. Sodas, sports drinks, and fruit juice are often highly loaded with sugars which can easily damage your teeth. In addition, they often have a very low pH level making them highly acidic and cable of causing dental erosion. Avoid sugary and acidic drinks that can easily damage your smile.

Numerous tooth hazards arise due to the consumption of gummy candies. Gummy candies are not only loaded with sugar, but they can often linger in your mouth long after consumption. Any food residue that lingers on your teeth and gums can drastically increase the rate at which tooth decay occurs. The same sort of problem arises due to constant snacking, so always make sure to clean your mouth out whenever you’re done eating and preferably, avoid snacking between meals.

If you would like to book an appointment with Melissa Maus & Associates to see if you are a candidate for tooth restorations, please set up a visit with Dr. Melissa Maus and the rest of our team at our dentist office in San Francisco, California at 415-781-0819.