A 47-year-old member asked:
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help please! when should i replace my mouth guard?

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Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
Worn or uncomfortabe: When it is uncomfortable to wear or too worn down. If you are not sure check with your dentist.
Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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