Sports teams in and out of school are a great way for kids to get exercise, make friends, and learn cooperation and teamwork. But they can also make for some pretty hefty dental nightmares.

According to the American Dental Association (ADA) as many as 39% of all dental injuries per year are sports-related. 80% of those injuries involves on of the front teeth. Of these, Basketball is the worst offender due to the close proximity of players and the lack of protective headgear. Snagging a front tooth in pursuit of a slam-dunk is more common than you’d think!

Avoid costly dental procedures to repair chips, cracks, and lost teeth by asking us about custom dental sports guards. Among football players alone, the use of mouth guards believed to prevent about 200,000 mouth injuries a year!

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