Are you aware of the risk associated with tooth hazards in your life and how they could potentially be damaging your smile? Some of the key risks of food hazards that can arise are due to your diet. Several products in your diet could be causing severe dental damage or potential tooth hazards that can cause damage later on. Because of this, you should set forth an effective prevention plan to avoid unhealthy products and unhealthy techniques used in your daily dietary routines.
Several risks can often occur within your oral health care if you are constantly putting your smile at risk due to dietary choices you make. Some of the biggest risks to your diet include the use of sugary substances and products that can easily damage your teeth and gums. If you routinely consume products such as sports drinks, fruit juice, or gummy candy and soda, you could be increasing the number of sugars in your mouth which can eat through your tooth enamel. Similarly, plaque buildup in your mouth can convert starchy products such as potato chips into acids that will chew through your tooth enamel.
Other aspects of your diet need to be corrected as well, including avoiding snacking throughout the day. By constantly snacking, you are lowering the amount of saliva your mouth can produce and increasing your risk for further tooth decay. Also, make sure you are never using your teeth to open any products. By trying to open bottles or any kind of packaging with your teeth, you run the serious risk of causing immediate dental damage to your mouth.
Are you attracted to the idea of improving your diet in Austin, Texas? If so, you are welcome to schedule an appointment with Dr. William G. Kaylakie at our dental office by calling us at 512-831-5887. William G. Kaylakie DMD looks forward to enhancing your smile with a healthier, safer diet.