6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them)

Nail Biting The habit: This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. ?Placing your jaw for long periods of time in a protruding position can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction,? says Dr. Ruchi Sahota. The solution: Bitter-tasting nail polishes, stress reduction and setting small, realistic goals can help. … Read more…

Dental Emergency – What if I break a Tooth – American Dental Association

Dental Emergencies Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. For all dental emergencies, it?s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible. Most dentists reserve time in their daily schedules for emergency patients so be sure to call your dentist and … Read more…

Breastfeeding and Dental Health – American Dental Association

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both baby and mom, but did you know it can also impact dental health? What nursing moms need to know about teeth alignment, cavities, baby bottle tooth decay, medications and more. Breastfeeding May Help Build a Better Bite A June 2015 study from Pediatrics found babies exclusively breastfed for six … Read more…