How to Avoid Creating Bad Dental Habits

Jun 28, 2022

Inner Banks Dental’s new blog post details bad dental habits and how to avoid them.

How to Avoid Creating Bad Dental Habits

Inner Banks Dental has released a new blog post entitled, “Bad Dental Habits: Activities to Avoid When It Comes To Your Teeth,” which provides insight on ways to avoid bad dental habits for those who care about the best dental care. Those who may not be able to break bad dental practices and other interested individuals can view the full article here.

The article includes several interesting pieces of information; one, in particular, is using teeth as a tool can result in a higher chance of cracking teeth, injuring the jaw, or accidentally swallowing something harmful.

It is also important not to chew ice. Ice creates serious problems with teeth, resulting in a situation called crazing. Crazing is an issue that makes tiny little cracks down the teeth. Crazing will cause decay that can result in cavities. To avoid chewing ice, ask for less ice in beverages ordered or try crushed ice rather than cubed.

The best example of this is found in the following extract:

“Taking control of the habits that impact your teeth can lead to a healthier, happier smile. In addition, the not-for-profit website The Human Health Project recommends the following habits for positive oral health: Brushing regularly, applying moderate force with a medium hardness bristle brush, brushing circularly and vertically, and changing your brush once in 3 months .”

In discussing the article’s creation, Dr. Walker, Dentist at Inner Banks Dental, said:

“Knowing how to avoid bad dental habits will help you have long-lasting teeth. Be sure to avoid chewing ice, using teeth as tools, and grinding teeth.”

Inner Banks Dental offers dental care to patients looking to improve dental hygiene. Employees offer excellent care designed to help patients feel comfortable visiting the dentist.

Anyone with a specific question about a past, present, or future article can contact Inner Banks Dental via their website.

The complete article is available to view in full here.

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