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Some sports can harm your teeth

Some sports can harm your teeth

Swimming is a wonderful sport but it can harm your teeth. Spending more than 6 hours a week in a pool can cause staining of your teeth. This is caused by the chemicals used to chlorinate the pool interacting with the saliva. The chemicals can also cause erosion of your teeth which leads to tooth sensitivity and loss of the outer enamel.

If you are an athlete, or exercise often this can affect your teeth. Workouts reduces saliva which is supposed to keep the PH level of the mouth neutral.  Furthermore athletes tend to during energy drinks that have low PH. They also tend to bite hard on their teeth during work outs. This leads to tooth an gum problems.

If you’re an athlete, drop by and let us take a look at your teeth and help you protect your teeth and enjoy your favorite sport.