In the pressures of life in NYC we understand that you may often feel nervous or stressed. Between school, work or the New York City commute, turning to a comforting habit such as nail biting may seem natural. Unfortunately, studies show that nail biting in the number one cause for bacteria in the digestive system. Additionally, small particles may become stuck between the teeth or in the mouth, causing unpleasant infections and bad breath.

Your teeth are not tools!

We are always busy or on the run, but when you need a scissor or cutting tool, grab one! Many people tend to rip, open or bite things with their teeth, in an effort to save time. This can cause chipping and enamel damage.

20150825_222712-300x169 On a hot summer day, many of us are looking for an ounce of relief. While riding the subway it may seem tempting to chew on the leftover ice from our drink; don’t do it! This can easily cause chipping and the extreme cold temperature can cause tooth sensitivity.

The Esthetix Dental Spa team of Washington Heights will educate you so you know how to prevent damage to enamel and preserve your dental health. Call for an appointment: (212)795-9675