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Mouthguards are effective in moving soft tissue in the oral cavity away from the teeth, preventing laceration and bruising of the lips and cheeks, especially for those who wear orthodontic appliances.



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Dr. Rhodus hopes his findings help increase patient awareness about getting CHF under control so patients can receive dental treatment.

 

General dentists develop dental plans on a regular basis for a wide variety of patients with heart problems, says AGD spokesperson Derek Ichimura, DDS. "Heart patients need special care. Communication is key. Don't assume your dentist knows your medical history."
 
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