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Did you know there are habits in the world today that can harm your child’s smile? Well, it’s true. As you may already know, it’s best to help your child avoid them at all costs. To help you do so, our pediatric dentists, Drs. Romney, Romney, and Romney, would be happy to tell you all about the harmful habits to avoid, which are:

-Refusing to wear a mouthguard when playing high-contact sports and activities, like football, basketball, and soccer

-Not having a proper and effective oral hygiene routine

-Not keeping up with routine dental checkups

-Regularly eating smile-harming foods and drinks, like sugary and acidic products

-Ignoring cavities

-Overusing or misusing teeth whitening treatments

-Using the teeth to open packaging or rip of a tag (In other words, using the teeth as tools)

-Biting the nails (This habit can fracture the tooth enamel)

-Brushing too vigorously

-Flossing too rough

-Snacking constantly

To learn more about the habits that can harm your child’s smile in Salt Lake City, Utah, please contact Romney Pediatric Dental and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial 801.960.7913 and we will be thrilled to help you in any way we can. So, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to your phone call!