Foods that Can Crack Your Teeth

Posted on 3/8/2021 by Angie Hopper
Foods that Can Crack Your TeethTooth decay isn't the only type of damage you need to consider when planning your diet. Even some healthy foods can potentially cause oral conditions if you eat them the wrong way. You might think that good oral hygiene would keep you safe, but one wrong bite can change that.

At Premier Dental, Our doctors and can perform a routine dental exam and guide you regarding the foods that can lead to a dental disaster.

Common Foods that Can Cause Your Teeth to Crack

Nuts like almonds are super healthy and easy to eat. However, most people try to open a shell with their mouth and often bit into stale ones that get very hard. Popcorn is a healthy snack if you don't add sugar or butter to it. It's dangerous because it's a soft snack that requires no work to eat while you're at the movies or carnival.

A hard kernel might be hiding in the bag, and you'll bite into it without paying attention. In third place, we have meat dishes that contain hard bones and can cause severe damage such as losing a filling or tooth fracture.

Lastly, we have hard candy, something kids and adults both love and enjoy occasionally. Biting or chewing candy excessively can cause your tooth to chip or crack as well.

Fixing a Cracked Tooth

A tooth fracture can be traumatic and affect everything you do. Fortunately, there are ways to relieve pain and regain and regain your confident smile. The first option is dental crowns that restore your teeth to their natural shape and size with minimal pain.

Dental implants are an option for people missing a tooth. Other treatments include a root canal and veneers. Any treatment you get depends on the condition of your cracked tooth and our recommendation.

To resolve most food-related dental issues, we recommend visiting Our doctors and at Premier Dental. To schedule an appointment with us, call us at 731-300-3000 today.

Bells Office

(731) 663-9999

7019 Hwy 412 S
Bells, TN 38006

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Wed: 9am - 5pm
Thu: 7am - 2pm
Fri: By appt
Sat & Sun: Closed

Jackson Office

(731) 300-3000

80 Exeter Rd
Jackson, TN 38305

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Wed: 8:30am - 5pm
Thu: 7am - 3pm
Fri: 8am - 3pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Milan Office

(731) 613-2800

14029 S First St
Milan, TN 38358

Mon: 11am - 6pm
Tue: 8am - 5pm
Wed: 8am - 5pm
Thu: 8am - 5pm
Fri: By appt
Sat & Sun: Closed

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