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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....
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Trends That Leave You with Poor Oral Health
10/25/2018
Tooth Loss and Diabetes Are Linked - What You Need to Know
10/15/2018
Does Enamel Take on Damage When You Whiten It?
9/25/2018
Ways to Cut Acid Out of Your Diet
9/15/2018
Would a Frenectomy Make Speaking Easier For You?
8/25/2018
Why You Should Always Have Current Dental X-rays
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Mistakes to Avoid When Flossing
7/20/2018
Does White Wine Stain Your Teeth?
7/10/2018
Your Smile Can Influence How Much People Trust You
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Why Your Toothbrush Must Dry Between Uses
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What to Do When You Wake Up with a Toothache
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What to Do If You Notice a Loose Adult Tooth
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Dentures Are Not Inevitable for Everyone As They Age
4/20/2018
Changing Perspectives on Dentistry Can Help You Prioritize Your Oral Health
4/10/2018
Why Teeth Are Often Sensitive Following Whitening Procedures
3/25/2018
Why Leaving Your Toothbrush On the Counter Could Make You Sick
3/15/2018
Why Rinsing with Salt Water Boosts Oral Healing
2/27/2018
Why Greens Are So Good for Your Teeth
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Would a Frenectomy Make Eating Easier?
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The Reasons Your Gums May Bleed Don't Necessarily Have to Deal with Gum Disease
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What Things Do Not Count as Dental Emergencies?
12/30/2017
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What to do When Winter Cold Hurts Your Teeth
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