Preventing Cracked Teeth

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth, oralhealthA cracked tooth can occur for a multitude of reasons and it would be impossible to safeguard against all eventualities. However, by taking some precautions, it is possible reduce the likelihood of teeth becoming cracked, chipped or broken.
Some commonsense precautions include:
– Avoiding hard, chewy foods as much as possible
– Eliminating bad habits like grinding the teeth or chewing on pens
– Wearing a protective guard while taking part in sports
If grinding teeth during sleep is a problem it is best to discuss the matter with your dentist who may recommend “wearing a mouthguard at night” and further information about cracked teeth can be found at