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Why Do You need a mouth Guard

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WHEN DO YOU NEED A MOUTH GUARD? ANY TIME YOU PARTICIPATE IN SPORTS!

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Protect Your Smile

Let’s work together to protect that smile of yours. Just by wearing a mouth guard, you reduce the risk of knocking out teeth or breaking your jaw.

Chances are if you play in organized sports, your coach may already require that you wear a mouth guard. But did you know that even when you’re riding your bike or getting a game together with the kids in your neighborhood that it’s a good idea to wear a mouth guard?

Any time you’re engaged in an activity where your face can come in contact with something hard—say another player, a ball, the pavement, or any hard object—it’s a time that you should be wearing a mouth guard!

Repairing the problems that happen to teeth and jaws is uncomfortable for the patient—and can cost thousands of dollars. Many injuries can be far less severe or even

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prevented altogether by the simple act of wearing a mouth guard!

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Mouth guards are a smart investment in your dental health. Let’s talk about the best mouth guard to use while you are having orthodontic treatment. When your treatment is complete, your dentist or I can help you select the right mouth guard.

Get Into The Mouth Guard Habit!
April is National Facial Protection Month is sponsored by the American Association of Ortho- dontists, the American Association of Oral and Maxillo- facial Surgeons, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Academy for Sports Dentistry.

Mouth guards are a good idea all year long. 

 

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5 Best Pediatric Orthodontic Treatments

Pediatric orthodontic treatments are quite popular nowadays in the United States. Nearly 3.9 million kids are having such treatments for fixing teeth misalignment or replacing crooked/lost teeth.

 Kids mostly inherit orthodontic problems and sometimes develop these by doing things like- poor dental hygiene, losing baby teeth without maintaining any synchronization, thumb or finger sucking, poor nutrition, having accidents, mouth breathing and abnormal swallowing. 

 Your kids can also get pediatric orthodontic treatments done to have perfectly aligned teeth and jaw, which will help them to have a healthy mouth as well as functional bite. Also, treating early always means treating with less difficulty and complications.  

In modern dentistry, orthodontics has developed a lot and there are multiple options available for children. The 5 most common pediatric orthodontic treatments are discussed briefly below to give you an idea. 

The following treatments are discussed in this blog-

Traditional Full Braces.

Retainers. 

Veneers. 

Space maintainers.

Bionators.

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