It has been shown that properly fabricated custom made mouthguards by your dentist can reduce the rate of concussion as well as dental and mandibular injuries. Repeated concussions appear to impart cumulative damage, resulting in increased severity and duration with each incident. Therefore it i..
A good athlete will devote endless hours to help him perform at the highest level possible. Strength, fitness, flexibility & endurance are crucial to their specific sport. All the systems of body are brought to their peak levels and this involves the assistance of coaches, trainers, physicians,..
The National Cancer Society reports that over 12 million people use some form of smokeless tobacco. The largest increase over the last decade has been among the 8-17 age group. The tobacco industry has taken advantage of this increase by exploiting the image that athletes have on our young athle..
A properly fitted mouthgaurd reduces the chances of sustaining a concussion from a blow to the jaw. Mouthgaurds should be worn at all times during competition; in practice as well as in games.Contact your local dental society and association for information on dentists and mouthgaurd programs in..
A multitude of teeth are knocked out every year in the United States. The main causes in the permanent dentition are fights and sports injuries. Researchers have developed methods of saving most of these teeth. These knocked out teeth can often be re-implanted under favorable conditions. If the too..
Sports dentistry involves the prevention and treatment of orofacial athletic injuries and related oral diseases, as well as the collection and dissemination of information on dental athletic injuries and the encouragement of research in the prevention of such injuries. In sports, the challeng..
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