Have you ever run your tongue across the front of your teeth and felt a sticky coating? That is the buildup of bacteria, also known as plaque. If you let the bacteria stick around too long, it can damage tooth enamel and lead to cavities.
Your teeth are supposed to last a lifetime. But some common habits could be reducing the durability of your teeth without you even realizing it.
By recognizing the habits that can compromise the structure and health of your smile, you can take steps to protect it.