With the popularity of social media and popular trends that can be seen in short clips on apps such as TikTok, it seems that more people than ever are trying ideas that are posted by strangers instead of listening to medical professionals. Dental trends are no different, and there are some trends and tips being recommended that are not healthy for your teeth and oral health. In fact, in many cases, these dental trends can cause irreversible damage to your teeth. We want to take a moment and share some dental trends to avoid.
Do you love the fall? We don’t know what’s not to love as this season is filled with football game fun, pumpkin picking, delicious treats and Halloween festivities for our old and young patients. Our hope is that the delicious fall treats you enjoy now don’t play any tricks on your oral health in the future. Not only is Halloween celebrated during October, but it is also the month that we recognize Dental Hygiene Month. It is the perfect time to merge two holidays — overindulging in sweets and celebrating the importance of caring for your teeth. We have created some helpful tips to ensure that your teeth remain healthy this fall. Read on to learn more.