Mindlessly chewing ice is an incredibly common habit, especially during hot summer months. Unfortunately, just like many other hard foods, ice can damage teeth, enamel, and gums. You have probably heard that you should skip the ice chewing, but is it so easy to give up an entrenched habit? We know it’s not. Here’s what we should know about how chewing ice can damage your teeth and a few alternatives so you can still get your fix.