How Alcohol Affects Your Teeth & Gums

May 14, 2017

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to enjoy some beers, wine, and mixed drinks. Whether it’s at a backyard barbecue or at a ballpark, it’s nice to enjoy some drinks with friends.

But be careful, because alcohol isn’t exactly friendly to your teeth and gums. In fact, all kinds of alcoholic drinks will increase your chance of cavities and gum disease.

That’s why you need to call either of our Connecticut dental offices (203-372-1220 for Bridgeport/Trumbull and 203-378-9737 for Shelton) and schedule your next dental exam. Our dentists have the expertise and experience to see if alcohol is harming your dental health — and what treatments can help.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Consult a qualified dental professional to determine the best dental/orthodontic treatment for your needs.