Updated: Dec 17, 2018
Teeth serve many different functions such as chewing and speech. Some unhealthy habits may affect the health of your teeth and how they function.
All-day snacking on sugary foods encourages growth of plaque bacteria and places the teeth at the risk of cavities
Overly enthusiastic brushing of teeth may cause the erosion of tooth enamel leading to sensitivity
Nail biting is bad for your teeth and jaws. It could lead to chipped teeth.
Bruxism poses a serious health risk – ask your dentist to check your teeth and gums for any signs of clenching, as this condition can go undetected.
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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180