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Top things you must not do to your teeth

Hi guys, today I want to talk about serious things. In today’s topic I will talk about the top things you must not do to your teeth. Many patients that come to the clinic have crazy stories about how their teeth were ruined. I want to share some of their knowledge to teach you guys how you can avoid their mistakes. It is incredible how common these mistakes are, and how many patients do it daily.

That is why we will discuss some topics that may be controversial but important nonetheless. So if you make them, be better and try to quit as soon as you can. It can ruin not only your teeth, but your health and your life. The sooner you adopt better habits, you can reach a good smile and better health. Any questions you may have you can leave it in the comments down below or write us at our email.

Speaking of email, I want to remind you we have hundreds of article dedicated to dental treatment and dental hygiene. If you love to learn about these topics do not doubt to read our other articles in this blog. Also you can let us know any suggestions and what other topics you would like to know about.

Top things that ruin your teeth


Sugar is really tasty but it does so much damage to your teeth. I am not asking to quit sugar entirely but you must know how to moderate it. Equilibrium is the key to good dental hygiene. Try to reduce sugar consumption to avoid its effects. That way you will suffer less from dental caries, plaque, tartar and bad breath.


Most of our patients drink alcohol. It can be fun and relaxing a drink now and then, but in excess is really bad for your teeth. Alcohol can stain your teeth real bad and affect the gums. It also has a bad effect in your breath because of the alcohol in your blood. Besides, it brings many health problems to your liver and body overall. Same as sugar, moderate alcoholic drinks in your life to get better teeth.


This is the most serious topic in this article. Putting alcohol aside, which can ruin your teeth in excess, you have to avoid drugs. Tobacco in one hand can ruin your smile real bad, real quick. It will destroy your teeth, staining them, wearing then down and rotting your gums. And I am not even mentioning the effects on your lungs, mouth and throat, being the most common cause of cancer.

Cigarettes are bad for your health but I am noticing other drugs used by some patients. Meth, cocaine and heroin, are some of the most used. And they have one thing in common, they cut the blood flow in your body. This occurs especially in your mouth, killing all tissue and affecting the bone structure. This means that you can lose bone form your jaw and teeth by using these drugs. If you cannot stop by yourself, I suggest to seek help to quit them.

How to fix ruined teeth

Nonetheless, everything has a solution. There are many treatments to fix a broken smile. Below I will leave some tips on how to improve your dental health. They are simple suggestion you can begin to apply today. Just be sure to be constant and not to lose sight of the goal: a beautiful smile.

Better dental hygiene

You cannot have a good dental hygiene without a good routine. You have to start by brushing your teeth at least 3 times a day. Next is to use dental floss to clean between them to get rid of food debris stuck. Finish things up with rinsing with mouth wash. Doing these 3 times a day will put you in the path of a healthy smile.

Remember to be gentle and careful when using dental floss and brushing. You do not want to strip your teeth from the enamel or cut your gums. Use slow and gentle stokes to clean your teeth and use just a couple of dental floss. You do not need to waste yards of floss every time you use it.

Better diet

You are what you eat so be mindful about your diet. Opt for more vegetables and fruits, avoiding fats and junk food. Drinking water is especially good for your dental hygiene. Staying well hydrated can bring your dental health to the top. It will make your teeth stay cleaner, soft tissue healthy and a nice breath. Try to drink at least 8 glasses of water of water a day.

Going periodically to the dentist

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This is the best thing you can do for your dental health. Scheduling an appointment for checkup and cleaning twice a year can make a huge difference. It can avoid all dental disease and conditions. For a beautiful, healthy smile, there is no better decision than this. The problem with many patients is budget, as going to the dentists in the United State can be very expensive. I can help you with that by offering you a FREE appointment for consultation at our clinic.

We are Dental Solutions and are located in Los Algodones, Mexico. We have the best dentists in town, trained in the US and following ADA standards. That way you can get the same quality as home, half the price. Our facilities are really up to date and the attention is incredible. Friendly and professional staff along with incredible prices to give you the best dental treatment available.

To make an appointment simple use the contact form above to get a FREE quote. Then you will receive an email with prices for your dental treatment. Afterwards you can schedule your appointment. We will help you every step of the way, including if you need to find accommodation in Los Algodones. You can also make your appointment calling us to the phone number above or using the chat box below at business hours.


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