Your Oral Health: What Drinks You Should Avoid

Are you aware that there are several steps you can take to protect your pearly whites? For instance, you’ve probably heard that you should floss and brush your teeth daily and should schedule checkups with us twice a year. However, did you know that there are certain drinks could actually harm your pearly whites?

For instance, you may be aware that drinking a high level of alcohol could be bad for your overall health. In general drinking alcohol could also impact the health of your teeth? You see, alcohol can cause irritation to your gums, which could ultimately lead to gum disease. In not treated, gum disease can actually cause a number of serious problems in your mouth. In fact, if you don’t treat this dental condition, your teeth might eventually fall out.

Are you aware that red wine may also stain your teeth? You can typically avoid this problem by choosing white wine over red wine. Still, there are a number of benefits to red wine. For instance, drinking red wine can actually help you prevent and even fight gum disease.

Would you like to hear more about the care you can get from our team? Would you like to learn more about how some drinks can affect your teeth in Grand Blanc, Michigan? Are you interested in scheduling a checkup with our dentist, Dr. Jay A. Werschky? If so, we invite you to give Werschky, Lewis & Slatton Family Dentistry a call at (810) 671-5616. We look forward to meeting with you.

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