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If you wish for your smile to be effective for the rest of your life, you should always take the time to set forth effective tooth hazard prevention plans and have proper safety equipment to keep your smile safe from any oral accidents or injuries that may arise. You don’t have to guard your smile as if it’s a bank on the verge of being robbed, but a few basic preventative treatments can be effective for ensuring your smile will thrive for many years.

To help keep your smile safe, it is important to be aware of the tooth hazards associated with tongue piercings. It may even lead to nerve damage. In addition, the materials are often made of a hard metal which can chip and crack teeth, or break off and pose significant choking hazards. In addition, tongue piercings can lead to infectious diseases and oral inflammation.

If you are concerned about the risks associated with tooth hazards, consider implementing an oral health care tool designed to protect your smile. One highly effective piece of safety equipment to consider is a mouth guard. Mouth guards can be customized by your dentist for your exact dental profile pre-formed and ready to wear when purchased at a local store. They can help protect against blunt trauma and other severe blows to your face.

In order to keep your teeth safe, it’s always a good idea to avoid biting into products that are too hard for your teeth. This includes popcorn kernels, ice, candy apples, and any other products that you may have been able to chew through in the past. Even though your teeth may have been one strong enough to chew through ice, they may have weakened over time. In addition, oral accidents and injuries in the form of chipped or cracked teeth can arise at any time.

The most amazing smiles and oral health care routines begin with tooth hazard treatments. If you would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Allan Stevenson at our dentist office in Parma, Idaho for tooth hazard treatments, please call us at 208.806.0765. Our team at Trailridge Family Dental looks forward to keeping your oral health in peak condition.