Link 1

Sports Dentistry

These are the newest stories for this topic.
See all

Five Health Organizations Double Down on Mouth Guards

ROSEMONT, Illinois – April is National Facial Protection Month and this year five of the nation's top dental associations are reminding athletes and recreational sports players to wear mouth guards to protect their teeth. Mouth guards are an essential piece of athletic gear and can help prevent serious, painful facial injuries that affect the mouth The dental experts at the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and the American Dental Association (ADA) urge parents, caregivers, athletes and coaches to be proactive about staying safe by using a mouth guard.

Read the full article...

Take Five: Sports Safety Tips for National Facial Protection Month

ROSEMONT, Illinois – Calling all MVPs, team captains, full roster players, practice squads, coaches, teachers and parents/caregivers. Five of the nation's top dental associations want to remind everyone to play it safe during recreational and organized sports to help prevent serious, painful facial injuries that can take the fun out of the game. Take five, and take in these five simple safety tips.

Read the full article...

Mouth Guard Clinic Saturday, July 14

ANN ARBOR, Michigan – Amateur athletes ages 5 and older can be fitted for a free, customized mouth guard at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry on Saturday, July 14. From 9:00 a.m. until noon, dental and dental hygiene students, who will be supervised by faculty members, will make the customized mouth guards at the dental school located at 1011 N. University Avenue (directly across the street from the Michigan League).

Read the full article...

Mouthguards Can Save the Day

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania--The spring sports season is upon us. According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation (NYSSF), student athletes account for a significant part of the 15 million dental injuries and the five million cases of traumatically lost teeth that occur every year.

Read the full article...

Custom Mouthguards: A Seat Belt For Your Teeth

WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin – As spring and warm weather arrives, there is an increase in sporting and outdoor activities – and a spike in facial injuries. April is National Facial Protection Month and it is important to know how to prevent facial injuries, how they can affect your dental health and why it's important to wear mouthguards.

Read the full article...

Play Safe. A Mouthguard Protects More than Your Teeth

TORONTO, Ontario – Upon heading back to school this fall, young athletes of all ages and skill levels will be joining their friends on basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds and hockey rinks. Remember to add a mouthguard for each child to your list of school supplies. Protecting your child's head, jaw and teeth, even for seemingly non-contact sports, is very important.

Read the full article...

Dental Charity Reveals Smile Could Hold Key To The World Cup…

WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom – The UK's leading oral health charity says that England need to start playing with a smile, despite their injury problems, if they are to win the World Cup. According to the British Dental Health Foundation, smiling benefits football players as it releases natural endorphins into the blood, making them feel happier – and boosting energy levels.

Read the full article...

Dental Students to Make Free Mouth Guards for Student Athletes July 15

ANN ARBOR, Michigan – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry's popular annual mouth guard program will be held on Saturday, July 15, at the dental school.

Read the full article...

National Facial Protection Month An Opportunity To Build A Dental Home

CHICAGO, Illinois – The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's dental health, today emphasized the importance of National Facial Protection Month as part of the Dental Home Resource Center at www.aapd.orgduring the month of April.

Read the full article...

Rolls Royce of Mouthguard Line Provides Maximum Injury Protection

CHICAGO, Illinois – According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 74 million students will head back to school this fall, however, according to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation (NYSSF), many of those students end up as part of the 15 million dental injuries and five million cases of traumatically lost teeth that occur every year.

Read the full article...

Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 >>
This site is intended for your general information only. Is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.
Use of this site is subject to our Terms of Use.
Page created in 0.39506983757 seconds.