I’m a totally tooth obsessed, so when I received these tips from Dr. Ramin Tabib of NYC Smile Design, on how to keep our smiles at their best during the summer months, I wanted to share them with you. Enjoy!
1) Ocean vs. Pool
Chlorine, which is often used in swimming pools, can erode and weaken teeth; whereas, the ocean’s salt water decreases bacteria in the mouth providing a healthy oral environment, making ocean activities your optimal choice. If you are more often exposed to pool water, you should get a fluoride treatment or bonding treatment with a chemical coating to protect and strengthen the enamel.
2) Moderate Sun Bathing
There are many reasons why people shouldn’t lay out in the sun, but when