Mouth Guards in Sports. Each year more than 5 million teeth are either avulsed or displaced due to a sports injury. In many cases the loss or damage to teeth can be attributed to the absence of a mouth guard or to a poorly fabricated or ill-fitting one.
Fabrication of Sport Guards. A sport mouth guard is an appliance. It is prescribed to an athlete to protect his teeth from being damaged from an accident.
Sports Injuries in our Youth. A question that crosses every parent’s mind, especially if their child is involved in any organized sports is, ‘will my son or daughter get injured playing? And because my child is young and still growing, is there any way for me to lessen the severity of a potential injury.
Sports and Dental Injuries in Children. Dental injury in sports is a commonly encountered issue for both children and adults. All sports carry a risk for injury while contact sports carry the highest risks for dental related injuries. Parents who actively enroll their children in sports must be aware of the potential risks for dental injury in order to make the necessary measures to minimize them.
Endodontic specialist is a dentist who specialize in maintaining teeth through endodontic therapy procedures. In many cases, general dentists may perform root canal treatments that are minimally difficult and have less complicating factors.