Fabrication of Sport Guards
Mar26

Fabrication of Sport Guards

Fabrication of Sport Guards. Prosthodontists recommend using custom-made dental sport guards to protect the teeth and jaws from trauma during sport activity. A sport mouth guard is an appliance that protects your teeth from being damaged from a physical blow to the face or an accident. A sport mouth guard is usually made with a thicker material and given its purpose it is made to extend to cover the entire jaw, even the gum so that...

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Sports Injuries in Youth
Mar25

Sports Injuries in Youth

Sports Injuries in Youth. Sports for youth have become far more competitive than they were in the past. Daniel Gould, PhD director of the Institute for the Study of Sports at Michigan State University states “What we’re seeing is the professionalization of youth sports”. What he means is that youth sports have taken on a more professional organizational style and competitive edge.

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Sports and Dental Injuries in Children
Mar25

Sports and Dental Injuries in Children

Sports and Dental Injuries in Children. Currently, the three sports that carry the most risks for dental injury include football, basketball, and hockey. A positive correlation can be made between the degree of contact and percentage of injury. Some of the most common injuries include fractures, tooth extrusion, intrusion and avulsion; and TMJ dislocation.

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Dental Sports Guards
Mar24

Dental Sports Guards

Dental Sports Guards or Mouthguards has been shown to reduce the risk of sport-related dental injuries. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities.

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Tooth Avulsion
Mar23

Tooth Avulsion

Tooth Avulsion. Do you know what to do when you tooth is knocked out? You need a replantation — physical tooth replacement into its socket. The proper way to remove debris from the root of an avulsed tooth is to rinse it in cold water (either tap or clean bottled water), being careful not to scrub or scrape it.

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Pain Medication
Mar20

Pain Medication

Pain Medication. Dr. Paul discusses pain medication that best suited for pain of endodontic origin. He explains why anti inflammatory medications work best with infected teeth. Dr. Paul suggests best course of treatment to control pain before and after root canal therapy.

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