Oral Facial Injuries

SkiersThe Treatment and Prevention of Oral-Facial Injuries

  • 30 – 50% of sports injuries are preventable.
  • Properly fitting mouth guards are essential for contact sports like football, boxing, martial arts and hockey.
  • Mouth guards should be used for auto racing, Motorcross, basketball, baseball, soccer, roller blading, wrestling, racquetball, bicycle riding, surfing, and skateboarding, weight lifting, racquetball, lacrosse, rugby, ski racing.
  • Mouth guard design and fabrication is extremely important.
  • Dental injuries are the most common types of oral facial injuries sustained during sports.
  • Sports dentistry deals with much more than mouth guards.

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