Chewing sugared gum all day.
Cavities, a sore jaw, or compromised bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol.
Drinking soda and energy drinks.
These sugary, acidic beverages are extremely efficient at eroding enamel.
Chewing ice or hard candy.
Your enamel is quite durable. But so are ice and hard candy, and head-to-head, from time to time they win, resulting in a broken tooth.
Maybe you think brushing is enough. Following brushing with an attentive flossing job removes particles of food and plaque between teeth.
Using a firm bristled toothbrush.
A soft-bristled brush is the best tool for the job. Save your firm brush for cleaning the grout around your bathtub.
Delaying dental checkups.
Don’t wait until you feel pain. Call 801-938-8855 to book a thorough exam and the best deep dental cleaning you can get anywhere. Our first-rate hygienists really are the best!
Dr. Clint Blackwood has been providing trusted dental care in Murray area since 2005. For more information on how to keep your smile healthy, call 801-938-8855 to schedule an appointment.
Contact Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS:
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279 E 5900 S Ste 202