Football is a violent contact sport, yet there is a relatively low rate of tooth injuries that occur in football as compared to other contact sports. Why? Football players are instructed to wear a mouth guard and a helmet.
Inexpensive athletic dental mouth guards are worth their weight in gold!
If your child participates in a contact sport and does not currently wear a tooth protection device, we recommend that you acquire an appropriately-sized mouth guard and make sure they wear it. They are available at most Murray athletic supply stores. Some dentists make individually-constructed athletic mouthguards that grant even better protection than the one-size fits all varieties.
Is your child still a toddler? It’s not too early to start protecting their oral health. If your toddler has not yet had a dental examination, call us at 801-506-6009 to schedule one. Starting early dental visits is critical for lifelong oral health.
At Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS in Murray, Utah, we care about your child’s health and safety. To discuss your child’s dental condition or to learn more about sports-related tooth injury prevention, call us at 801-506-6009. We have been keeping young athlete’s smiles healthy since 2005. Our child-friendly staff will cater to your son or daughter. Let us show you why we are not an ordinary Murray dental practice.
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