Achievements in Dentistry: Mouth Guards

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How much do you know about mouth guards? Did you know that mouth guards are often a key preventive treatment that you can implement in your routine to help keep your teeth and gums safe from oral accidents and injuries? There are several different types of mouth guards, many of which can be crafted to fit your exact dental profile. For more information about the types of mouth guards and how to properly care for them, we invite you to take the following quiz:

Question 1: Which of the following is a type of mouth guard?
A: stock guards
B: boil-and-bite guards
C: customized mouth guards made by our dentist
D: all of the above

Question 2: Which of the following are benefits of mouth guards?
A: they can whiten teeth
B: they can keep your teeth safe from dental damage
C: they can fill in cavities
D: mouth guards stop wisdom teeth from growing in fully

Question 3: Which of the following is not a proper way to care for your mouth guards?
A: setting them out to dry
B: rinsing them off with soapy water
C: bringing them into our dentist for repairs and restorations when they are damaged
D: keeping them out of reach of family pets and young children

If you are looking to improve your smile by wearing a mouth guard, we invite you to visit our dentist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at White Pearl Dentistry. Dr. Nadia Hamouda and our team can help you know which type of mouth guard is right for you. Contact us at 734-222-0055. We are here to give you the oral health care you need.

Answer Key:
D, B, A