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Even with safe and effective oral health care routines including brushing and flossing daily, your smile can easily fail at a moment’s notice. This is due to dental damage that can arise at any time through oral accidents or injuries from lifestyle choices and habits in your life. In order to ensure your smile has the greatest chance of oral health care success both now and in the future, it is important to be aware of any forms of dental damage that may arise, including the following:

– Mouth jewelry has been known to be extremely detrimental to your oral health. Due to the nature of lip and tongue rings, various ailments including nerve damage, infections, lacerations, bleeding, choking hazards, and chipped or cracked teeth occur.

– Smoking is a highly addictive habit they can easily lead to immediate dental damage. Not only can smoking result in bad breath, smelly clothing, and tooth stains, but it can also result in serious infections, tooth loss, and cancer.

– Sports are one of the greatest causes of dental damage and can lead to severe oral accidents and injuries. Thus, always wear the appropriate safety gear.

– Drugs are known to seriously damage not only your oral health, but your physical health as well. Drugs not only lead to bad breath, severe infections, and tooth decay, but they can produce oral and throat cancer.

We are here to help rebuild and repair your smile. To schedule a dental damage treatment procedure at Magnificent Mile Family Dental with our team at our dentist office in Chicago, Illinois, you can give us a call at 312-280-0034. Drs. Olaitan Okediji-Registe, Keith Bram, and Seyed Danesh look forward to treating you!