Common Habits That Damage Teeth

Common Habits That Damage Teeth

Common habits that seem relatively harmless may actually be causing serious damage to teeth. Clearly, chewing ice or using the teeth to open packaging will not be doing your teeth any favours but there are other less obvious habits that also impact negatively. The list includes: –  Nail biting which can chip and crack teeth…

Causes Tooth Sensitivity

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

Teeth are often sensitive due to damaged enamel, exposing the sensitive dentin layer beneath. This can be caused by several factors: – Long-term use of over-the-counter mouthwash or drinking acidic beverages can erode the protective enamel. – Teeth grinding, tooth decay, old damaged fillings and brushing your teeth too hard can all damage the enamel…

cleaning your tongue

Do You Clean Your Tongue?

Everyone knows they should be brushing their teeth twice daily and visiting the dentist regularly, but many do not know about the benefits of tongue cleaning: –  The mouth contains good and bad bacteria; if bad bacteria end up in the digestive tract, this can cause an inflammatory response known to cause several diseases. – …