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Are you at an increased risk of tooth hazards? If you commonly use your teeth for the task in which they are not assigned, or are not using the appropriate safety equipment, you could be putting your teeth at risk for increase dental damage. Furthermore, it is important to know various oral health risks present in your day-to-day life.

Tooth hazards can often arise by chewing on products such as cough drops or ice. This can lead to severe dental damage in the form of chipped teeth. Thus, it is important to exercise caution whenever biting into hard products. As you age, your teeth age to, so they may not be as strong. Furthermore, try to avoid tongue piercings or other forms of mouth jewelry that can cause severe dental damage. The risk for nerve damage, infections, and chipped and cracked teeth is always present. If you need additional help with your oral health care, consider the use of a safety appliance such as a mouth guard to keep your teeth and gums safe from dental damage.

No matter the tooth hazard treatments you are in need of, Dr. Michael Ling and our team at Ling Family Dentistry are here to help you in every way we can. If you would like to set up an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Blaine, Minnesota, please call us at 763-784-1993 to speak with a member of our team.