Hello dear readers, welcome back to our awesome blog. We have talked here about habits and what not to do for a good dental health. But today I want to dedicate it to hobbies that can improve your smile. Doing some of these can make the difference and make your teeth be more attractive and healthy. Your dental health do not depend only on dental hygiene, it is the sum of your lifestyle.
I suggest to think back on how you live and see how do you treat your teeth. It will be an eye opener experience, if you spot anything interesting let us know down in the comments. In the meantime, let’s see what hobbies are good for your teeth. Also, we will tell you what are some hobbies that are really bad for your dental health too. Last ones, you should avoid them at all cost.
Good hobbies for your dental health
Doing sports or being active is really good for your teeth. Many of you may wonder how this is important for dental health, the answer is simple. If you take care of your body, your teeth will look great. This is because your body will have good blood circulation which makes your teeth and gums healthier.
This is good for your hydration, so drink lots of water while doing physical activities. Drinking water is good for dental hygiene because it helps your mouth to produce more saliva. Saliva acts like a barrier that protects teeth against bacteria and germs. Good circulation and hydration also helps to improve your breath so if you want to get rid of bad breath, do more exercise.
One activity I can recommend for your health overall is yoga. Stretching your body real good can improve circulation and hydration as we mentioned above. I started doing this last years and I feel amazing, the results are surprising. This reflects in my smile because I feel great, I can smile wide and pride. One last tip is that if you do contact sports, use a mouth guard to protect your teeth. You do now want to lose some of them in an accident.
Modeling and photographs
These hobbies can teach you how to smile. Some patients do have beautiful teeth but they do not know how to show them. If you take some courses in modeling and photography you can leant how to good look in photos. Everyone has the potential to show their beautiful smile so do not be shy to learn about it. Even so, I suggest taking good care of your teeth so they can look great when you smile.
How to have great looking teeth
To have the best teeth ever you should strive for a good dental hygiene routine. This includes brushing your teeth 3 times a day. Also, following with dental floss and mouth wash will improve your dental health considerably. But the best tip to improve your smile looks is to visit a dentist twice a year for regular checkups and cleaning.
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Bad hobbies for your dental health
Now that you know some good hobby for your smile, let’s see some that are not. Be careful to avoid them and try your best to substitute them for better one. This will put you in the path of improving your teeth’s health instead of putting them at risk. This list is based on interviews on some of our previous patients at the clinic.
If you consider going to parties a hobby, then that is a huge red flag. First, gathering and going out should be a distraction, not a hobby. Secondly, this ambient can lead to a lot of bad habits that can ruin your dental health. The first one that comes to mind is smoking, which can affect your teeth’s health quickly. Cigarettes can stain your teeth, wear them down and worsen your breath. Besides it can cause lots of diseases like gingivitis, periodontitis or cancer.
The second thing present in lots of parties is alcohol. Again, this is such a bad habit to have as it can cause similar consequences as cigarettes. Look, I am not saying you should quit drinking and smoking, but if you cut it down, it will definitively improve your dental health. The same goes in the food present in these ambient. Eating out also is bad for your teeth, eat more at home.
This is a weird one but some patients consider this a hobby. It consists of biting and chewing pencils of pens. Some of them consider this a gate away for anxiety and stress, which is understandable. But the thing is that it will damage your teeth in the long run. It can be hard to quit but I suggest dubbing it for a sport. Also you may want to look for help to treat anxiety and stress.
A professional therapist can help a lot in this subject. I have a stressful life sometimes too and going to therapy helps a ton to manage anxiety. That way you can gain tools that will improve your life and not affect your teeth. Never feel ashamed of seeking help and keep moving forward you can do it. Hope this message helps you through your day. See you next week.