Dentistry For Sport Professionals
Oral health is one of the most overlooked aspects for sports professionals. Just like other physical examinations, dental screenings should also be mandatory. For example, the athlete may be unable to perform well on the field if they have a toothache or any other oral pain. The purpose of sports dentistry is to prevent and detect oral sports injuries.
Injury prevention involves educating the athlete about protecting and preserving the health of their teeth. This includes having correctly fitted mouthguards and having the necessary knowledge on how to clean them.
Three most common dental sports injuries:
Athletes that are involved in sports such as football, wrestling, hockey, cricket and boxing to name a few are particularly at a higher risk for injuries in and around the mouth and jaw areas. We are up to date with the latest technologies and techniques available for athletes and their fitness. For new mouthguards, dental treatments and diagnosis, you can book an appointment with Dr Rohit Reddy who has spent time working with many athletes.