The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Damage

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If you routinely find yourself suffering from dental damage, it could be linked to habits in your lifestyle. Oftentimes, poor lifestyle habits can put you at further risks of dental damage that can leave your smile with several decades of future repairs and recovery problems. When playing contact sports or partaking in bad habits including using substances that are unhealthy for your smile, you could be putting your body at increased risks of damage down the road.

Mouth jewelry in the form of lip and tongue rings can often damage your smile because it can cause infectious diseases, pose as choking hazards, cause permanent nerve damage, chip and crack your teeth or even lead to infectious diseases. Thus, eliminate mouth jewelry from your life.

If you are involved in any contact sports, you will want to make sure you’re always wearing safety gear. Everything from mouth guards to face masks can help keep your smile safe from any oral accidents or injuries that can arise.

To eliminate risks associated with bad habits in your life, avoid bad habits completely. Rather than taking chances by smoking or chewing tobacco or using drugs, eliminate these products from your life to keep your smile and your overall health in good condition.

There has never been a better time to receive restorations and repairs for your oral health in Oakdale, Minnesota. You are welcome to schedule an appointment at Oakdale Family Dentistry by calling us at 651-731-6464. Dr. Russomanno, Dr. Keane, and our team look forward to doing our best to ensure your oral health remains terrific.