There are eleven things that you should avoid doing to keep your enamel healthy. Chewing on hard foods and hard things are two things that you will not want to do. Fingernails, pencils and ice are three things that you will want to avoid. They will hurt your teeth. Sticky foods and things that are not water are things you will want to avoid as well. It would be best if you also used a mouth guard in sports.
- Impact from things like hard toothbrush bristles or playing sports without a mouthguard can damage teeth.
- Liquids can wear down teeth, so it’s best to drink only water.
- See your dentist about oral symptoms such as bad breath and dry mouth.
“Tooth enamel is the hardest part of the human body, but that doesn’t mean teeth are indestructible.”