What are craze lines?

What are craze lines?

Craze line are tiny lines that run vertically along teeth. They may look like cracks or even start to accumulate plaque. The plaque may add a brown tint to the line, making them more noticeable. They are a normal part of aging.

Can they become a crack?

Yes. A craze line is a superficial line that needs to be monitored. This is especially important for individuals that chew hard foods daily, grind their teeth or clench their jaw.

How to stop them from getting worse?

- Don’t chew ice

- Don’t bite fingernails

- Don’t grind your teeth

- Don’t clench your jaw

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