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Ask an Orthodontist: Can I Wear A Retainer While Playing Sports?

The Smile Generation connects you with great dentists and orthodontists, like our regular “Ask an Orthodontist” contributor, Dr. Ron Maddox. This week’s question comes from Laura Chavarria, who asked:” I just got my braces removed and am now wearing plastic retainers. I just wanted to know if it was okay to wear my retainer during sports […]

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A Mouth Guard Could Save a Trip to the Dentist

The last thing on your mind when you’re practicing, training, or scoring the winning touchdown, is your teeth. Teeth are fragile and can easily be chipped or fractured during a sporting accident. Taking precautions, such as wearing a mouth guard, can save an athlete a trip to the dentist. Accidents are not as unlikely as […]

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