Endurance Athletes and Dental Health

Reagin Orthodontics

We take our health seriously at  Reagin Orthodontics. Dr. Reagin and many of the staff members take time each day to exercise. You might just see Dr. Reagin running through the streets of Summerville during his lunch break.

We talk to you often about how to care for your teeth while you have braces, but your dental health is important us whether you are a current braces wearer or not. And your physical health is also important to us.So when we saw an article recently on the Huffington Post  about the dental health of endurance athletes we immediately had to read it!

Would you believe that endurance athletes, who are often at the height of health, can have poor dental health? That’s right, endurance athletes and runners are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

Wondering why people in peak condition are prone to tooth decay? Click here to read the article on Huffington Post by Jason Saltmarsh and find out all the details!

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