Mouth Guards in Sports. When thinking about what sports a mouth guard should be worn, the immediate answer is contact sports. When you think about it a bit more, you will come to the conclusion that all sports are associated with injuries and those injuries can also include damage to the teeth, mouth and surround/supporting soft tissue.
Dental Sports Guards are protective appliances that protect your teeth from injuries during sports. How to choose the best sports guards?
Usually, root canals procedure is almost painless treatment. That’s because dentists apply anesthetics. And the nerve is blocked from sending pain signals to the brain. A root canal is simply removing the nerve, cleaning the canal space, preparing the canal space and finally putting the root canal filling inside the root.
Sports Injuries and TMJ. Sport induced TMJ can be caused either by a traumatic blow to the jaw or muscle strain that puts stress on the tempromandibular joint. It’s also possible to suffer TMJ because you are overworking your jaw during sports. Clenching your teeth is common when you are trying to use all your strength.
When to go to a Pediatric Dentist? Parents are not sure when they should first take their children to the dentist. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, parents should take their child in for a dental examination when the first tooth appears or no later than their child’s first birthday.