Guarding Smiles on the Field - The Vital Role of Mouthguards in Preventing Gum Injuries
This month, we tackle an often overlooked aspect of gum health: mouth-guards and their crucial role in preventing injuries during sports activities.
Gum Disease and Sports: A Closer Look
Engaging in sports and physical activities offers numerous benefits for our overall health. However, athletes, both amateur and professional, can be at risk of gum injuries during sports due to impacts, falls, and collisions. These injuries can lead to complications, including gum disease. Here's why it matters...
Trauma and Gum Health
Physical trauma to the mouth can damage the gums, creating openings for bacteria to enter and potentially lead to gum disease.
Prevention of Gum Injuries
Wearing a properly fitted mouth-guard can act as a protective barrier, reducing the risk of gum injuries, tooth fractures, and other oral injuries.
Impact on Oral Health
Gum injuries can disrupt oral health, causing gum recession, infections, and long-term issues if left unaddressed.
At Angle House, we understand the significance of preventing gum injuries during sports. We are here to support you in achieving and maintaining optimal gum health, even in high-impact situations.