If you’re a nail biter, the health of your teeth could be at risk. What are some of the consequences of nail biting and why should you try to rid yourself of this habit?

  • The keratin within your nails can damage the enamel of your teeth.
  • The levels of oral bacteria within your mouth will also increase.
  • Those with fractured teeth or gum disease are at a higher risk of developing dental problems.

“Nail biting can turn into a lifelong habit that can be damaging to both nails and teeth.”

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