October 2nd, 2017
Your teeth handle a lot of use and abuse. But chewing ice leads to extra stress and possible problems that you just don't need. Crunching on ice or hard candies may also damage porcelain restorations or other types of fillings. Many of these materials mimic tooth structure and can break if they're misused.
If you're experiencing any of the alarm bells mentioned above, we'll help you sort out the reasons and the most conservative options for care. A couple of simple tests by our team helps confirm a crack and the best ways to limit the damage. So next time you're tempted to break an ice cube in half with your teeth, let it melt...your teeth will thank you for it!