Sports Dentistry / Mouthguards
Sports Dentistry involves the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. Woodbury Dental Center can help ensure your teeth are protected.
Custom fabricated mouthguards are essential to protect athletes, and prevent oral/facial injuries. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends mouthguards to help prevent the more than 200,000 oral injuries yearly in the United States. The National Youth Sports Foundation estimates that five million teeth are lost or traumatized annually due to sporting related events.
The ADA recommends mouthguards for the following sports: acrobatics, basketball, boxing, discus throwing, field hockey, football, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, skydiving, soccer, squash, surfing, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, and wrestling.