Acid Reflux Disease Can Hurt Your Teeth

14 May 2019
14 May 2019, Comments: 0

Acid reflux disease can damage your teeth and lead to complications. This is because stomach acids get pushed up into the esophagus and the mouth, damaging tooth enamel and gums.

However, there are specific changes which could very well have a profound impact upon the overall prognosis. What steps can you take to prevent damage caused by acid reflux?

– Limiting your intake of acidic foods is always important.

– Drink plenty of water to prevent a condition known as dry mouth, which can aggravate the situation.

– Stop smoking to reduce acid reflux.

“Visit your dentist to ensure your teeth are healthy and to learn more about what you can do to protect your mouth.”

See what other lifestyle changes you can enact:


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