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A 47-year-old member asked:

What are common mouth injuries?

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Dr. Heidi Nelson
Dentistry 45 years experience
There are so many!: Teeth can fracture while eating hard items. Gums can be scratched by crackers, chips, etc. Hot foods can sear palate ("pizza palate") accidents can cause teeth to break, be knocked loose or out; gums, tongue, lips can get cut. Jaw can be dislocated or broken...All just o name a few more common injuries.
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