Posts Tagged ‘mouthguards’

Dentists Indulges Passion by Joining Forces with Rugby Club

Dentists Indulges Passion by Joining Forces with Rugby Club

Dr Leo O’Hara has found the perfect way to combine his love of dentistry and rugby by joining forces with Gloucester Rugby Club. Dr O’Hara, principal dentist at the Nelson Street Dental Practice in Stroud, said that he had become a fan of rugby after moving to Gloucestershire in 1985. He has attended matches on […]


3 Million Teeth a Year Knocked Out by Sport

3 Million Teeth a Year Knocked Out by Sport

The US Surgeon General has found that a third of all sporting injuries are craniofacial, affecting the teeth, jaw and mouth. Stephen Mitchell D.M.D. an associate professor at the UAB Department of Paediatric Dentistry noted, “the most common injuries we see are broken, displaced or knocked out teeth, and broken jaws.” The National Youth Sports […]


British patients warned off DIY whitening treatments

British patients warned off DIY whitening treatments

Dental experts in the UK have warned patients against the potential dangers associated with DIY tooth whitening kits. Earlier this week Dr Andrew Eder warned against the possible long-term implications of using home treatments, including baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and salt and encouraged people to stick to professional treatments and approved whitening products. Dr Eder […]


Fireman to get gumshields

Fireman to get gumshields

British firefighters could soon be wearing performance-enhancing gumshields after the craze took of across the Atlantic. Athletes already use performance-enhancing mouthguards as they help increase strength and balance. Now other physically demanding professions are looking to utilises the benefits of the guards. Nate Rhoda, a Nebraska fireman, claimed that he noticed a significant improvement in […]