Did you know that Americans drink nearly 45 gallons of soda and sports drinks on average every year? Teeth are made of the hardest substance in your body and withstand a lot of chewing and grinding, but sugar and acid from these beverages damage enamel.
Our mouths host one of the largest populations of bacteria in our bodies. While they’re an independent bunch, you can control damaging effects of the bad guys lingering in your mouth. It all beings with understanding how the key bacterial players operate and your role in conquering their destructive tendencies.
Even the hardest food pieces are no match for the powerhouse that is comprised of your teeth and surrounding jaw muscles. Sometimes we use our teeth in ways that push them to the limit and lead to unnecessary damage which requires treatment. Learn about one bad habit that can accelerate the breakdown of your teeth and how you can heed the warning signs your teeth may give you.
We all have morning breath. No surprise there. But what happens when it doesn’t seem to go away? With good hygiene habits, bad breath usually isn’t an ongoing problem. But if you’re struggling with this, or think it might be a problem, we have a few tips and tricks to eliminate that bad breath. Learn more here about the real causes and how to keep your breath fresh every day.