The Importance of
Protecting Your Teeth
While Playing Sports
An action-packed day of
playing sports gets us
pumped for activity,
releasing tiny quantities of
endorphins that create a
...
But don't enter the arena of sporting
combat without some protection.
We're not taking about
anything as inherently
violent as boxing.
Any active sport can get just
a little out of control, that's
part of the fun, but it's also
the shocking moment where
dam...
If it's a blow to the stomach,
there's some pain and rolling
on the ground, but we get our
breath back and climb back
into...
An accidental blow to the
mouth is a different matter
entirely.
Front teeth can be loosened
or broken, creating a
disastrous scenario that
requires urgent dental care.
Soccer, football, softball, just
a casual game of softball,
can and does end in
accidental tumbles and
collisions.
An elbow meets a jaw, and a
tooth is chipped or broken.
Unlike some animals and
cartoon characters, we can't
just grow new teeth and get
back in the game.
A lost tooth is likely gone forever.
We have to think ahead, use that big
muscle between our ears and think -
- becoming proactive to protect teeth
before so that we can reduce the odds of a
serious dental incident.
Statistics already compiled by any family
dentist will attest to the number of
unnerving incidents where teeth suffer
trau...
A black eye from a golf ball is
a nasty and painful injury, but
it will heal.
That same unfortunate
accident could shatter
several front teeth.
The solution is to talk to a family dentist, to
explain the nature of the activity and
hopefully dismiss any fears with th...
The dentist can sit the client down and
explain the many benefits of a custom-
made mouth guard.
As the label aptly describes,
the guard is carefully made
from an impression made
from a person's teeth -
the shape contouring to the
exact dimensions of the
dental patient's own teeth to
such a degree that the guard
fits snugly...
- and is far less likely to be
knocked loose than a generic
mouth guard.
Additionally, custom-made
guards are also used for
patients with a compulsion
for grinding teeth, either
while conscious o...
but it's with sports that these
little dental constructs find
their best usage, shrugging
off the heavy impact of an
out-o...
Be prepared for that painful, tooth-
loosening dental incident by protecting
teeth every time the game begins,
recruiting ...
Remember, there are always secondary
options for fixing this issue, shielding
teeth, but a custom fit guarantees the
guard...
Consult a local family dentist, getting
teeth cleaned and checked at the same
time, and protect against that uncertain
spo...
The custom option may be more expensive
than generic stock mouth guards, but no
one should ever place a price on the cost
...
If you participate in contact sports,
contact Chandler family dentists at
Shumway Dental Care.
Dr. Andy or Dr. Joel Shumway will be happy
to make you a custom-fit mouth guard to
protect your teeth.
You'll be glad you did!
http://www.mychandlerdentists.com
SHUMWAY DENTAL CARE
3150 S Gilbert Rd Suite 1
Chandler, AZ 85286
(480) 420-7551
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If you participate in contact sports, contact Chandler family dentists at Shumway Dental Care.
Dr. Andy or Dr. Joel Shumway will be happy to make you a custom-fit mouth guard to protect your teeth.
You'll be glad you did!
http://www.mychandlerdentists.com

SHUMWAY DENTAL CARE
3150 S Gilbert Rd Suite 1
Chandler, AZ 85286
(480) 420-7551

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The Importance of Protecting Your Teeth While Playing Sports

  1. 1. The Importance of Protecting Your Teeth While Playing Sports
  2. 2. An action-packed day of playing sports gets us pumped for activity, releasing tiny quantities of endorphins that create a natural high -
  3. 3. But don't enter the arena of sporting combat without some protection.
  4. 4. We're not taking about anything as inherently violent as boxing.
  5. 5. Any active sport can get just a little out of control, that's part of the fun, but it's also the shocking moment where damage can be done.
  6. 6. If it's a blow to the stomach, there's some pain and rolling on the ground, but we get our breath back and climb back into the game.
  7. 7. An accidental blow to the mouth is a different matter entirely.
  8. 8. Front teeth can be loosened or broken, creating a disastrous scenario that requires urgent dental care.
  9. 9. Soccer, football, softball, just a casual game of softball, can and does end in accidental tumbles and collisions.
  10. 10. An elbow meets a jaw, and a tooth is chipped or broken.
  11. 11. Unlike some animals and cartoon characters, we can't just grow new teeth and get back in the game.
  12. 12. A lost tooth is likely gone forever.
  13. 13. We have to think ahead, use that big muscle between our ears and think -
  14. 14. - becoming proactive to protect teeth before so that we can reduce the odds of a serious dental incident.
  15. 15. Statistics already compiled by any family dentist will attest to the number of unnerving incidents where teeth suffer traumatic blunt force events due to even the gentlest sport.
  16. 16. A black eye from a golf ball is a nasty and painful injury, but it will heal.
  17. 17. That same unfortunate accident could shatter several front teeth.
  18. 18. The solution is to talk to a family dentist, to explain the nature of the activity and hopefully dismiss any fears with this new proactive attitude.
  19. 19. The dentist can sit the client down and explain the many benefits of a custom- made mouth guard.
  20. 20. As the label aptly describes, the guard is carefully made from an impression made from a person's teeth -
  21. 21. the shape contouring to the exact dimensions of the dental patient's own teeth to such a degree that the guard fits snugly over every tooth -
  22. 22. - and is far less likely to be knocked loose than a generic mouth guard.
  23. 23. Additionally, custom-made guards are also used for patients with a compulsion for grinding teeth, either while conscious or sleeping -
  24. 24. but it's with sports that these little dental constructs find their best usage, shrugging off the heavy impact of an out-of-control elbow or a hard soccer ball.
  25. 25. Be prepared for that painful, tooth- loosening dental incident by protecting teeth every time the game begins, recruiting a custom-fabricated tooth guard.
  26. 26. Remember, there are always secondary options for fixing this issue, shielding teeth, but a custom fit guarantees the guard always stays in place.
  27. 27. Consult a local family dentist, getting teeth cleaned and checked at the same time, and protect against that uncertain sporting future of flying feet and elbows.
  28. 28. The custom option may be more expensive than generic stock mouth guards, but no one should ever place a price on the cost of healthy teeth.
  29. 29. If you participate in contact sports, contact Chandler family dentists at Shumway Dental Care.
  30. 30. Dr. Andy or Dr. Joel Shumway will be happy to make you a custom-fit mouth guard to protect your teeth.
  31. 31. You'll be glad you did!
  32. 32. http://www.mychandlerdentists.com
  33. 33. SHUMWAY DENTAL CARE 3150 S Gilbert Rd Suite 1 Chandler, AZ 85286 (480) 420-7551

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