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Benefits of Sports Mouthguard

Are you is your son or daughter mad about sports? If so, did you know that regular sports players and athletes are 60 times more likely to suffer from broken and damaged teeth? This is because accidental impacts even in non-impact sports such as football and athletics can cause serious and often permanent injury to people’s mouths. The good news, however, is that it is possible to keep teeth better protected on the sports field.

If you were a boxer, kickboxer, or any other kind of combat sports participant, you would think of it as silly not to wear a mouthguard. However, even in football and on the squash court, facial and mouth injuries can occur which can lead to irreversible damage and loss of teeth. This is why anyone serious about their safety when participating in a variety of sports, should always consider using a custom fabricated sports mouthguard. 


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Your Questions Answered

A: A sports mouthguard can successfully:

-Prevent injury to the mouth, lips, tongue, and cheeks
-Effectively cushion impacts which could result in jaw fractures
-Better protect teeth from being knocked out
-Prevent injury to other players caused by patients retainers
-Prevent teeth from chipping as a result of impacts to the mouth.

A: At Sloan Dental, we take accidents and injuries to teeth seriously, especially when it comes to our younger patients. Thankfully, if you would like to better protect your teeth during your next big game, all you need to do is make an appointment today in order to have a mould taken of your teeth themselves.

Once a mould is taken, we will fabricate a custom mouthguard which fits perfectly against your teeth and helps result in a 60% less chance of you suffering any kind of dental injury on the sports field. This being the case or if you would like to discuss the benefits in more detail, make sure to reach out to us today for more information.

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18 Bell Quadrant, Carfin, Lanarkshire, ML1 4GN 01698 267137

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Sloan Dental operates two dental practices in the heart of Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire. Our dental surgery in Carfin, Motherwell has many happy patients throughout the area, including patients from: Bellshill, Wishaw, Salsburgh, Airdrie, and Chapelhall. Our dental surgery in Bishopton, Renfrewshire has patients throughout the area, including patients from: Clydebank, Renfrew, Old Kilpatrick, Houston, Erskine, Paisley, Kilmacolm, Langbank, and Port Glasgow. We are now booking patients for Straight Teeth For Summer in Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire. We also offer skin care treatments such as Botox, Dermal Fillers, Wrinkle Softening and more in both practices. Please read through the information on the site and use the contact form if you have any enquiries about our popular treatments.