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A great smile begins with great oral health care. Even if you clean your smile a daily basis in every way possible and have the whitest and brightest of teeth, you should also prepare for any tooth hazards can arise. A single tooth hazard can destroy all the hard work that you put into your teeth and gums. For this reason, preparing for tooth hazards and having preventive treatments and procedures in place as well as oral appliances ready can prove to be extremely effective for your oral health care.

Looking for new ways to improve the oral health care is always a good idea. However, if you have mouth jewelry in the form of tongue piercings or any other lip or tongue jewelry, it is important to understand oral health risks associated with them. They can lead to severe bleeding and nerve damage. Furthermore, the materials in them can easily chip and crack teeth.

A highly effective oral health care treatment to consider protecting your smile is through the use of oral health care plans designed to safely guard your teeth and gums. Ideally, a mouth guard should be inserted into your mouth to help prevent blunt trauma from occurring which can lead to severe dental damage. If you are at risk for oral accidents or injuries, speak with your dentist about having a mouthguard custom-crafted for you.

It’s often suggested that you look for ways to protect your smile by avoiding risky habits. One potentially risky habit that you may partake in from time to time is by chewing on ice or other hard products. Even though your teeth may have been strong enough to do so in the past, a single wrong move can easily chip or crack teeth, or even knock a tooth completely out. To keep your smile safe, do not bite into hard products.

Do you wish to upgrade your oral health with tooth hazard treatments? To make sure your oral health remains in peak condition with tooth hazard treatments, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Derek Takai DDS, Inc. at our office in Honolulu, Hawaii by calling us at 808-732-1424. Dr. Derek Takai and our team will make sure you receive the tooth hazard treatments your smile requires.