And How To Prevent It
What do I do if I have a Sport Related Dental Injury?
Sports Injury and Dental
Orofacial and dental trauma is common in all sports, however contact sports have the greatest risk. If you have a dental injury it is advised to seek an immediate evaluation to properly management the health of the tooth. Seeking immediate dental treatment can increases your chances in saving or restoration of tooth structure. Therefore, if you have a dental emergency please contact our office immediately. Your best chance of avoiding dental trauma while playing sports is to wear a mouth guard to protect your smile.
WHY DO YOU NEED A MOUTH GUARD
Custom Mouth Guards vs. Store Bought
Store Bought Mouth Guards:
Are considered a one size fits all and does not accurately adapt to your teeth.
Professionally Made Mouth Guards:
Are more precise and offer you the best protection against tooth injuries.
*Please replace your Mouth Guards every 12 – 18 months.