Drs. Tom Ryan DDS, John Athos DDS, Bohdanna Czerniak DMD and the team at North Creek Dental Care are pleased to provide professional and caring dental services to their patients from Tinley Park IL and the surrounding communities. Our dental services include: adult, children's, cosmetic, family, general, implant, laser, preventive, restorative and sedation dentistry.
Although tea has a reputation as a healthy beverage, it may not be the best choice when it comes to keeping your teeth white. Dentists say tea -- especially the basic black variety -- can cause more stains than coffee. However, recent studies have found that even herbal teas and white teas have the potential to erode enamel and cause tooth staining.
What Causes Tooth Enamel Damage? Enamel is kind of like the shell of an egg: it protects the softer, more vulnerable part of the tooth inside. But unlike an eggshell, the thin layer of enamel is tough.
In fact, enamel is the hardest substance in the body. It can withstand decades of biting, chewing and crunching -- with some luck and good dental care. Above article from: WebMD.com/oral-health
Dentist Tinley Park North Creek Dental Care Tom Ryan, DDS • John W. Athos, DDS • Kate Goesel, DDS 18425 West Creek Drive • Suite I Tinley Park, IL 60477 (708) 532-4131