Brushing your teeth too hard will have its consequences. Brushing too hard wears down tooth enamel, leading to sensitivity and tooth decay.
- Chewing on ice is a potential cause for damaged teeth. Making it a regular habit will lead to chipped or cracked teeth.
- Using the teeth to open bottles and packaging will result in cracked teeth and even tooth decay.
- Snacking between meals increases the contact with sugar and teeth. It increases the growth of bacteria that cause plaque buildup and tooth decay.
Chewing ice may seem like a harmless and calorie-free way to cool down, but in reality, you could be causing real damage to your teeth. If it becomes a regular habit, it can lead to cracked and chipped teeth, damage to tooth enamel and problems with dental work such as fillings and crowns.
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