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Why is it important to wear a mouthguard for sports?

The National Youth Sports Foundation for Safety reports that an athlete is 60 times more likely have damage to their teeth if they are not wearing a mouthguard. Additionally, according to the American Dental Association, 10-20% of all sports related injuries are to the face and teeth. Many injuries to the face and teeth can

What kind of retainers are there?

Most people know what retainers are, but did you know that there are several different types of retainers? First, let’s discuss why retainers are important. After orthodontic treatment, teeth can have a tendency to return to their original positions. This is because teeth are connected to the jawbone by a ligament called the periodontal ligament.