Do You Need a Mouthguard?
If you don’t play hockey or football, you may have never considered wearing a mouthguard. But mouthguards can help protect the mouth and teeth from serious injury during many sports and activities.
Keep Your Mouthguard Clean
Sports mouthguards help prevent oral injuries and concussions. However, it’s important to take care of them and keep them clean.
Caring for a Knocked-Out Tooth
What do you do if your child’s permanent tooth gets knocked out? First, consider this an emergency situation. If your child’s head, face, or jaw were injured, immediately go to the hospital emergency room.
Keep Your Young Soccer Stars Safe
If your children play soccer, as millions of other kids do nationwide, then you need the latest tips on keeping them safe on the field. Mouth guards, for example, can reduce the risk for orofacial and dental injuries.
Saving a Knocked-Out Tooth
Your 7-year-old daughter is riding her bicycle and wearing her helmet. She’s the picture of safety, right? Seconds later, she comes through the door crying. You see a gaping hole formerly occupied by one of her permanent teeth. What should you do?
Your Teeth Are Not Tools
It can be tempting to use your teeth to turn a stubborn soda cap or tear apart a package. But doing so can break a tooth.