Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Attention: These Habits Can Discolor Your Teeth!

     A shining set of sparkling white teeth can make anyone appear more attractive, healthy and younger. Many people avoid smiling in public because they are self-conscious about the poor color of their teeth. Teeth may gradually become yellow due to aging, poor dental hygiene, hereditary factor, or excessive consumption of tea, coffee, and cigarettes. Here are the list of the bad habits which causing the discolor of your teeth:

1. Cigarette Smoking

     Cigarette smoking is very terrible tour health and it can also affect your teeth. The nicotine and other chemicals in cigarettes can leave a yellowish and brownish blemish on the surface of your peraly whites, and they can be hard to remove. Smoking can also leave your breath reeking.

2. Enjoying Red Wine

     Red wine offers some health benefits because it has antioxidants. However, consumption of red wine can also leave your pearly whites stained. Rinse your mouth right away, after drinking red wine to keep your teeth from being discolored.
3. Failure to Brush Your Teeth

     We all know that brushing your teeth at least twice a day can help stave off the formation of the so-called dental calculus or tartar, which is a hard yellowish deposit on your teeth. It can also remove plaque that can cause tooth decay and gum problems. Brush your teeth regularly to keep the surface of your teeth from being eroded, something that can cause discoloration.

4. Consuming Colored Foods

     Did you know that there are lots of healthy foods that can discolor your teeth? Some examples are, grapes, cherries, blueberries, blackberries, pomegranates, and cranberries. It also contains sugars. Brightly-colored spices, sauces and condiments can also discolor your teeth. After eating this colored foods and sauces, make sure that you gargle with water immediately.

5. Eating Sweets and Candies
     Sugar promotes the growth of oral bacteria. You should limit yourself of consuming candy bars and other sweets if you want to keep your teeth shiny.

6. Drinking Tea and Coffee

     After enjoying a cup of coffee or tea, it's a good idea to rinse your mouth or brush your teeth immediately to protect your teeth from staining.

Source: HD