Colgate Dental Health and Oral Hygiene Resource Center.

Colgate Dental Health and Oral Hygiene Resource Center. The Colgate Oral Health Center is a resource of information about oral hygiene, dental care, tooth whitening, gum disease, dental visits, flossing, gingivitis, cavities, oral health for seniors, dental treatments and other medical conditions.

Oral Hygiene Basics
Get good advice for taking care of your teeth and gums
Tooth Anatomy
Good Oral Hygiene
Proper Brushing/Flossing
The Dental Visit
Sports Mouth Guards
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What Are Sports/Mouth Guards?

Sports guards, mouth guards and mouth protectors are different names for the same thing: a device worn over your teeth that protects them from blows to the face and head. Mouth guards are an important piece of athletic equipment for anyone participating in a sport that involves falls, body contact or flying equipment. This includes football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey, skateboarding, gymnastics, mountain biking-any activity that might result in an injury to the mouth. MORE...