Common Reasons Why Teeth Go Bad and How You Can Fix It

Reasons Why Teeth Go Bad- Teeth Implants
May 17, 2017
by FastNewSmile®

Many people end up needing dental implants because their teeth simply go bad. Brushing your teeth, flossing, and regular teeth cleaning is supposed to be enough to save your teeth from decay and other gross dental problems. However, often enough those basic dental care tasks aren’t enough. When people come to us for a FastNewSmile® or other implant procedure, we notice that many patients have a few things in common that explain their bad teeth.

Bad Teeth Caused by Genetics

Genetics determine so much about who we are and unfortunately they determine a large part of our oral health. While some people do everything they can to prevent cavities or gum disease, they’re genetics make them more susceptible to those things. You can’t get rid of the genes that determine these things but you can replace your decaying teeth with dental implants to prevent further problems.

Excessive Smoking

Everyone knows how bad smoking is for your lungs, however it can be just as detrimental to your oral health. Smoking can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, teeth discoloration, and a whole host of other problems. Decaying teeth are usually why people end up needing All-on-4® dental implants or other dental treatments.

Poor Nutrition

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a tried and true saying that more people should live by. Proper nutrition not only keeps you in good shape and feeling healthy, it also contributes to the health of your teeth. We all indulge on sweets and other bad food from time to time, but if you’ve neglected regular dental checkups and “forget” to brush your teeth, then teeth are more likely to go bad and be prone to cavities. Too many cavities and root canals can turn into single tooth replacements very quickly.

Teeth Grinding

Many people grind their teeth and don’t even know it. Sometimes it’s a nervous habit and then other times it’s something people do in their sleep. Regardless, the impact it has on the health of your teeth is serious. Grinding your teeth wears them down often to nothing but little nubs. When this happens, teeth replacement surgery is often needed to give you a fully functioning mouth again.

Enjoy a Healthy New Smile

Bad teeth aren’t something you have to live with. Visit us at FastNewSmile® for a consultation to learn how we can give you a healthy new smile you deserve. Get in touch with us today to schedule an appointment!