Sports and Smiles - Caring for Athletes' Teeth
With the 2014 Olympics currently in full swing, it seems an appropriate time to talk about oral health and the implications for your well-being – including athletic performance. If you’re a serious athlete, or if you have children who participate in athletics, you might focus on nutrition, strength training, and endurance in order to get healthy and increase athletic performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to health concerns related to athleticism, dental health is not among many athletes’ top priorities.
The University College London Eastman Dental Institute conducted a study of 302 athletes at ...