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Tooth hazards and dental damage play a key role in your oral health care. If you’re not doing so already, it is a good idea to understand the risks and hazards in your life to ensure that you are at the lowest possible risk for dental damage based on your lifestyle choices. If you’re not, you should make the necessary changes to ensure your smile has the best chance for oral health care success both now and in the future.

It’s never too early to think about what you can do to enhance your oral health for next year. The more time you spend assessing damage risks and making prevention plans and what you can do to keep your smile safe, the safer your smile will be. It is always a good idea to assess any lifestyle choices you’re partaking in and eliminate those that could potentially be harming you. This includes smoking and chewing tobacco and drinking heavy alcohol.

In order to ensure your smile is safe from dental damage, always exercise caution even with habits that may not always catch your eye. Be aware that unhealthy habits such as biting your nails or chewing on pens and pen caps can severely damage your teeth. Not only can it lead to chipped or cracked teeth, but it can also lacerate your gum tissue.

Always make sure you have a safe and effective oral health care routine in regards to your diet. By eating healthy foods and nutritious meals, your teeth and gums can stay strong. However serious forms of dental damage and tooth hazards can often arise depending on what you’re eating. In addition, stains and discolorations are often prominent in the drinks you consume. Be aware that fruit juice, coffee, and red wines can all contribute to stained and discolored teeth.

Are you finally beginning to understand the oral health benefits of tooth hazard care? To learn more about tooth hazard care, or to schedule an appointment with your dentist at Steven Wolfson, DDS, call Dr. Steven Wolfson and our entire team at our dentist office in Houston, Texas at 713-789-1225.  With tooth hazard care, we will make sure you receive the smile you’ve always wished for.