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How Ice Damages Your Teeth

Did you know that chewing on ice damages your teeth? Here at Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina will explain how this happens, and what you can do about it. Chewing on ice or any other kind of object can damage your teeth. It can cause worn dentition, it can damage the protective enamel that’s on your teeth and it can also lead to chips, cracks, and tooth decay. Chewing on ice and other things is caused by a habit, we suggest that you try and work on changing that bad habit. Instead of chewing on hard objects try chewing on sugar free gum, or carrots, something...

Benefits of Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Williams Family Dentistry knows that keeping your gums healthy is key to great oral health. With the proper cleaning, care and commitment, you can have better teeth. However, the gums are an area that should never be neglected when it comes to the oral hygiene that you have.   Keeping Your Gums Healthy There are many benefits to keeping your gums healthy. One of the biggest is that they hold your teeth in place. When the gums become infected or have a condition, they will not hold your teeth well. This could lead to loose or missing teeth. This could also lead to further problems down the...