Achievements in Dentistry: Tooth Hazard Risk Assessments

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How well do you know your oral health? Do you feel confident that you have eliminated all potential health risks from your life? Unsurprisingly, many individuals often fail to take into consideration their lifestyle habits and seemingly innocuous tasks when thinking about what they can do to keep their smile safe. For more information on tooth hazard risks, take the following quiz:

Question 1: What is a tooth hazard?
A: a type of tooth restoration
B: a form of sugarless chewing gum
C: an oral health risk that can damage your smile
D: therapeutic mouthwash in travel-size form

Question 2: Which of the following are common types of tooth hazards?
A: tongue piercing
B: biting directly into ice
C: grinding your teeth at night
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following is not a reliable oral appliance for combating tooth hazards?
A: mouth guards
B: night guards
C: a tongue ring
D: bite plates

Question 4: Which of the following are treatments for tooth hazard prevention?
A: the avoidance of high-risk activities
B: frequent visits to your dentist
C: a tooth hazard prevention plan in place
D: all of the above

Answer Key:
C, D, C, D

If you are ready for a tooth hazard risk prevention treatment from Sonshine Family Dental at our dental office in Avon, Indiana, then you are welcome to call us at (317) 495-9537. Dr. Steven Driggers and our entire team look forward to keeping your smile safe.