Did you know that between 13% and 39% of all dental injuries occur while playing sports? Even worse, up to 75% of all dental injuries affect at least one of your front teeth. There is a way to prevent dental injuries from occurring, and at Inglewood Family Dental, we recommend that anyone who plays sports to wear a custom fit mouth guard.
Most dental injuries are associated with contact sports; football, rugby, hockey, and boxing, typically require the use of a mouth guard to participate. Dental and soft tissue mouth injuries may also occur during sports such as basketball, soccer, squash, gymnastics, skateboarding, and Tae Kwon-Do. In reality, all sporting activities contain an element of risk of a dental injury.
A Sports Mouth Guards is a dental appliance that fits over your top teeth while participating in an activity. If you are struck in the mouth or jaw, a Sports Mouth Guard helps to redistribute the force of the impact. A Mouth Guard also provides a barrier between your teeth and the soft tissue in and around your mouth. Studies have shown that Mouth Guards prevent chipped or broken teeth and will protect the soft against cuts to lips, gums, and other soft tissue in the mouth area.
At Inglewood Family Dental, we create Custom-Made Sports Mouth Guard that are comfortable, safe and For all of your Sports Mouth Guard needs in South East Calgary; we welcome you to request an appointment for a consultation today. We can also discuss Sports Mouth Guards with you at your next hygiene and check-up appointment — just ask! We look forward to hearing from you soon.