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If you find yourself at risk for any ailments that can drastically impair your health, it is important to make sure you reassess your life, lifestyle goals, and any products that may be in it that can potentially damage your teeth and gums. Even simple bad habits can severely impair your oral health if you are not careful.

Avoid unhealthy habits that can easily harm your oral health such as smoking tobacco. Not only can smoking cause bad breath and stained teeth, but it can also result in cancer and gum disease.

Avoid chewing on pencils or biting your nails as these tooth hazards can chip or crack your teeth. In addition, chewing on inedible products has also been linked to an increased risk for TMJ disorders.

Be aware that numerous products can stain your teeth from time to time. This includes coffee and red wine. However, professional tooth whitening treatments from your dentist can be used to effectively root out deep stains and discolorations.

If you are interested in a dental hazard treatment from Moore Family Dental at our dentist office in Parkersburg, West Virginia, call us at 304-699-0359. Dr. Aaron Moore and our team look forward to improving your smile. We hope you have a very merry holiday season and a happy new year!