Decay can be prevented with regular brushing, flossing and antibacterial rinses. Eating healthy provides the nutrients for strong teeth, gums and bones. Try to limit the amount of sugary foods, sugar breaks down into acids that erode the tooth enamel over time.

Alignment treatments are available for both children and adults. Starting children’s oral care early in life is the best prevention as they grow into their teeth.


Sports injury from riding a bike to playing field sports can be a threat to teeth without a mouth guard. Most sporting goods stores have mouth guards for all ages to ensure the right fit and protection. Even better, Family Dental Care of Milford can fabricate you a mouth guard, customized in fit and function for your particular sport.