How Athletes Can Take Care of Their Teeth – American Dental Association #aieafamilydental

Dentist Dr. Thomas Long has seen firsthand what can happen when ?the puck stops here.? In addition to seeing everyday athletes in his private practice, Dr. Long (a former college hockey player himself) is the team dentist for the National Hockey League?s Carolina Hurricanes. No matter what sport or skill level, Dr. Long says athletes … Read more…

6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them)

Nail Biting The habit: This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. ?Placing your jaw for long periods of time in a protruding position can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction,? says Dr. Ruchi Sahota. The solution: Bitter-tasting nail polishes, stress reduction and setting small, realistic goals can help. … Read more…