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Do you actively follow a checklist of tooth hazards and what to avoid with the products you consume? Are you aware of the numerous forms of dental damage that can arise from caring for your smile or using your smile in ways that are unintended? In order to best protect your oral health, always exercise caution with your eating habits and your lifestyle choices.

Several tooth hazards can arise due to the consumption of gummy candies. Gummy candies are not only loaded with sugar, but they can often stick in your mouth long after eating them. Any food residue that lingers on your teeth and gums can dramatically increase the rate at which tooth decay can take place. The same sort of issues arises due to snacking regularly, so always make sure to clean your mouth out whenever you’re done eating and try to avoid snacking between meals.

Numerous drinks that we consume are known tooth risks. Sodas, sports drinks, and fruit juice are often highly packed with sugars which can easily damage your teeth. Furthermore, they often have a very low pH level making them highly acidic and cable of promoting dental erosion. Stay away from sugary and acidic drinks that can easily erode your tooth enamel.

Make sure to take diligent care of your teeth and gums so that your smile can last for ages. For more information about tooth hazard prevention, or to schedule a comprehensive oral examination with Dr. Alan Rembos or Dr. Jose Alvarez at Alan Rembos DDS, give us a call at one of our 4 convenient locations. Our dentist office is suitably located in Marco Island, Naples, Fort Myers, and Sanibel, Florida.