The Effects of Alcohol on Teeth

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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St. Patricks Day is known for being a day where we wear green and hope for good luck. It is also notorious for the parties and drinking that often occur on this holiday. While talking about celebrating with good food, family, and friends is fun, there is also the not-so fun fact that alcohol and drugs can have harsh effects on your oral health. The following video explains why:

So if you plan on having a drink today, just make sure that you brush your teeth afterwards to help prevent the damage that acid and sugar can cause.

It’s also important to note that smoking cigarettes can be detrimental to your dental health, too. Read our post Tobacco and Your Teeth to find out why.

The bottom line is, have fun – but also be safe and take care of your smile!

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