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In order to keep your teeth safe, it’s always a good idea to avoid tooth hazards. By establishing a safe and effective tooth hazard prevention plan, you can make sure your smile can survive and thrive for the rest of your life. Not only should you monitor all lifestyle changes that can easily lead to damage to your teeth and gums, but you should exercise caution with any habits that can routinely chip or crack your teeth.

Common tooth hazards that can often arise is through the inflammation of mouth jewelry. By using mouth jewelry in the form of lip and tongue rings, you can severely damage your teeth and gums. Not only can they cause nerve damage, but they can lead to oral infections, oral inflammation, frequent bleeding, and cause chips and cracks in your teeth.

As an alternative to tooth hazards, try implementing a mouth guard to protect your teeth from any forms of damage that may arise. Mouth guards extremely beneficial and can help limit the risk of oral accidents and injuries.

Numerous forms of dental damage can occur to your smile by chewing on ice or other hard products such as cough drops. Although cough drops can easily chip and crack your teeth, there could also be heavily laden with sugar which can lead to dental erosion and cavities. In order to keep your smile safe, avoid biting into all hard products that can easily cause dental damage in the form of chipping and cracking.

There truly is no better way to enhance your smile than with tooth hazard treatments. If you would like to discuss tooth hazard treatments and have your teeth examined by our team at Dr. Kent Stapley & Dr. Nathan Kitchen, please book an appointment with Drs. Dr. Kent Stapley & Dr. Nathan Kitchen and our team at our dentist office.  To initiate a visit with us in Mesa, Arizona, call our office at 480-830-8946.