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Trends That Leave You with Poor Oral Health
Posted on 10/25/2018 by WDG Office
Certain trends may seem cool to people, but they can create severe problems for your oral health. Social media and other accessible means of communications are continually pushing the next great thing that will whiten your teeth, but you should be wary of these trends without speaking to us first. In most cases, these are just misconceptions that do more harm than good. Detox Cleanses Acidic foods can damage your enamel when they come into contact with your teeth. While eating citrus is healthy because things like oranges and lemons contain significant amounts of vitamin C, they can also harm your teeth. One of the most popular trends is to detox your stomach with drinks that use lemon juice and other ingredients. These drinks could also hurt your gums. Apple Cider Vinegar This is another common trend for people concerned with their health. Apple cider vinegar has many wonderful properties, but it can be extremely harmful to your oral health. Those who believe in the powers of this vinegar are firm believers that it will cure anything from digestive issues to yellow teeth. Apple cider vinegar is very acidic, and it can damage the enamel when ingested regularly. Mouth Piercings Body piercings have been very popular with youngsters for many years, but piercing things such as your lips or tongue could create serious issues with your oral health. Having a piece of metal rubbing against the soft tissue of your mouth or your teeth is very problematic. The metal can wear out the enamel and can also create lesions in the soft tissue of your lips and gums. It could also become infected and if the tongue swells, it could prevent you from breathing. The bottom line is that many of these trends can and do affect your oral health. If you have any questions about something that sounds cool and you want to try it, give us a call to be on the safe side....

All Posts:

Trends That Leave You with Poor Oral Health
Tooth Loss and Diabetes Are Linked - What You Need to Know
Does Enamel Take on Damage When You Whiten It?
Ways to Cut Acid Out of Your Diet
Would a Frenectomy Make Speaking Easier For You?
Why You Should Always Have Current Dental X-rays
Mistakes to Avoid When Flossing
Does White Wine Stain Your Teeth?
Your Smile Can Influence How Much People Trust You
Why Your Toothbrush Must Dry Between Uses
What to Do When You Wake Up with a Toothache
What to Do If You Notice a Loose Adult Tooth
Dentures Are Not Inevitable for Everyone As They Age
Changing Perspectives on Dentistry Can Help You Prioritize Your Oral Health
Why Teeth Are Often Sensitive Following Whitening Procedures
Why Leaving Your Toothbrush On the Counter Could Make You Sick
Why Rinsing with Salt Water Boosts Oral Healing
Why Greens Are So Good for Your Teeth
Would a Frenectomy Make Eating Easier?
The Reasons Your Gums May Bleed Don't Necessarily Have to Deal with Gum Disease
What Things Do Not Count as Dental Emergencies?
What to Do If Your Dental Crown Breaks
What Should You Do if a Tooth With a Filling Breaks?
What Ice Does That Damages Your Teeth
What to Do When You Have a Cracked Molar
What to do When Winter Cold Hurts Your Teeth

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