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Are you prepared to handle any tooth hazards if they should arise? Do you know how to care for oral accidents that can occur to your teeth and gums? Have you set up effective treatment plans including healthy habits to protect your oral health? For more information about tooth hazards, take the following quiz:

Which of the following healthy habits can prevent damage to your teeth?
a.) Wearing safety equipment during contact sports
b.) Eating healthy foods and avoiding sticky and chewy foods and sugars
c.) Brushing and flossing daily
d.) All of the above

Which of the following foods and habits can chip and crack your teeth
a.) Corn on the cob
b.) Candy Apples
c.) Chewing or biting your nails
d.) All of the above

True or False: Harmful acids can eat through your tooth enamel.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Smoking can destroy your teeth and your gums.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: d, d, a, a

Make sure to take good care of your oral health. For more information about dental hazards, or to schedule an oral exam with Dr. Brent Bitner and our team at Cottage Grove Dental, give us a call at 541-942-7934. Our dentist office is conveniently located in Cottage Grove, Oregon. We look forward to hearing from you soon!