Daily Dental Tip: Don’t Park Your Pencil Between Your Teeth

13 Jun

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Some people have a habit of holding objects — such as pens, pencils, or eyeglasses — between their teeth when concentrating on a difficult task. But they might not realize how much pressure they’re placing on their teeth as they bite down on a non-food object. Biting on a pen or a similar object can cause your teeth to shift or even crack. It can also break existing dental work that you have in your mouth.

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