There’s probably no more popular time of year for working out than the month of January. 

With millions of people resolving to get in shape, gym memberships have skyrocketed and aerobics classes are packed.

So what does this have to do with your smile?

The truth is that an increase in physical activity, particularly for those who participate in rigorous training and fitness routines, can mean an increased risk for tooth decay and cavities. 

Check out this video to hear some of the most common reasons why.

If you’re trying to get in shape this year and want to prevent dry mouth and other dental problems, talk to Dr. Owens at your next dental checkup!

Call Owens Dental of Crofton in Crofton, MD at 301-261-3800 or schedule online.