Your teeth are designed to last a lifetime, and if you look after them properly, they certainly can! But a lot of us have habits that completely undermine our dental health efforts. The result is usually high dentist bills and a less than perfect smile.
Here are eleven everyday habits that are destroying your teeth…
Excessive grinding of the teeth (known as bruxism) wears them down over time and damages fillings, crowns, and other dental restorations. To prevent damage while you sleep, wear a mouthguard to bed. During the day, avoid stress triggers, make a point of relaxing your jaw, and eat soft foods.