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Contributing Causes

Smokeless Tobacco


Soft Drinks and Soda Pop

Dr. Kris Tumilowicz of Dental Dimensions discusses the effects of drinking soft drinks, soda pop and sugary beverages on your teeth and your smile. But it's not just soda pop... Beware sports drinks, energy drinks, vitamin waters, fruit juices, teas, blended coffee drinks and wine. If you do drink these products you can reduce tooth and enamel decay and prevent cavities if you follow the steps listed in the video.


Bite (Occlusion)

Dr. Kris Tumilowicz of Dental Dimensions discusses occlusion, which is the way upper and lower teeth come together in your mouth. Your dentist can help you if you have a poor bite, which can lead to jaw joint problems; grinding and clenching (bruxism); headaches; periodontal disease; sensitive, cracked or loose teeth; or the loss of enamel at the gumline.


Smoking

Dr. Kris Tumilowicz of Dental Dimensions addresses how smoking can contribute to the development of and complicate the treatment for periodontal disease.


Diabetes

Dr. Kris Tumilowicz of Dental Dimensions discusses the impact of diabetes on dental health and increased risk for periodontal disease.


Nutrition


Bruxism


Sleep Apnea