Playing sports is great for your physical health, but not always so wonderful for your teeth. In all kinds of athletic activities, but particularly in contact sports, your teeth are at risk. One wrong hit, and you could be left with a broken or lost tooth. You can avoid being one of the hundreds of thousands of people who experience a face or mouth injury each year playing sports by wearing a mouth guard.
Mouth guards are small, plastic pieces that fit around your teeth. In addition to protecting you from tooth loss, mouth guards keep your jaw and soft tissue safe from injuries associated with mouth hits, such as a blow that forces teeth into the lower jaw. Your dentist can custom-fit a mouth guard to give you the best level of protection.
Stay safe this summer with a mouth guard from Dr. Kenn Kakosian, D.D.S., P.C. Our NYC dental office also provides a range of cosmetic dentistry treatments, including veneers and Invisalign. Make an appointment today by calling (212) 661-9777.