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Your oral health care and your physical health should go hand-in-hand. Although individuals take a lot of time and effort to craft the perfect body, they never spend the same amount of time in crafting the perfect smile. This is important because your teeth are responsible for numerous activities that you are charged with, including helping to speak correctly and eating and chewing food properly. Thus, it is important to take care of your teeth as best you can.

To help protect your mouth, avoid tooth hazards in the form of mouth jewelry. Although mouth jewelry is often placed on your lips, you can also have tongue piercings as well. Tongue piercings can cause nerve damage and frequent bleeding. In addition, it burst blood vessels and inflammation and choking hazards are also always present, and the risk of chipping are cracking teeth can occur with metal piercings.

It is important to speak with your dentist about the benefits of mouth guards. If you need a customizable mouth guard, your dentist can provide you with one, or you can purchase one at your local store that is pre-formed and ready to wear. Mouth guards are designed to protect your teeth and can help minimize the risks and dental damage associated with blunt trauma and other forms of oral accidents and injuries.

In order to keep your teeth safe from the risks associated with blunt trauma, always exercise caution when biting into any foods. Even when chewing on ice, you can end up with dental trauma if you’re not careful. Your teeth may have weakened over time and are no longer capable of biting through the hard stuff. Exercise caution when biting into any hard foods including hard candies, ice, or popcorn kernels.

When the going gets tough, the tough get tooth hazard treatments. Your smile depends on tooth hazard treatments if you truly want to climb to the top of the oral health care ladder. If you want to experience the joys of tooth hazard treatments at Sylvia A. Spradlin, simply call Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin and our team at 913-780-0123 to schedule an appointment at our dentist office in Olathe, Kansas.