You probably know that your mouth is home to one of the largest populations of bacteria in your body. While they’re an independent bunch, you can dramatically influence their effect on your health. It starts with understanding how the key bacterial players operate and your role in altering their destructive tendencies.
Your teeth and surrounding jaw muscles are a complex system capable of crushing even the hardest foods to pieces. Sometimes, the way we use our teeth and chew can push them to the limit and result in premature issues and conditions that lead to treatment. Learn about one habit that may accelerate the breakdown of our teeth and how to understand the symptoms your teeth share with you.