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A Mouthguard for NBA Star Isaiah Thomas

Even after losing a tooth in an on-court collision with an opposing player, Isaiah Thomas didn’t slow down. The Boston Celtics point guard completed the play…and the rest of the game. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the end of his dental problems — it was just the beginning. Over the next few days, Thomas had a total […]

Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I’d Worn A Mouthguard!

If we could go back in time, we all probably have a few things we wish we could change. Recently, Dr. Travis Stork, emergency room physician and host of the syndicated TV show The Doctors, shared one of his do-over dreams with Dear Doctor magazine: “If I [could have] gone back and told myself as […]

Common Types of Tooth Injuries and How to Treat Them

Although naturally resilient, your teeth still face some significant dangers. Tooth decay and gum disease, “enemies” within the mouth, can severely damage your teeth and eventually lead to their loss. But there are also external dangers just as devastating — traumatic injuries that can happen in the blink of an eye. Fortunately, we can treat […]

Taylor Hicks: I Should Have Worn a Mouthguard!

Some train intensively for months ahead of time, so they can achieve peak performance during the season; others simply enjoy occasional pick-up games with friends. But here’s something all athletes, both amateurs and professionals, should know: Dental accidents in sports can happen at any time, and the consequences of not wearing the proper protective equipment […]

The Value of Mouthguards

Participating in athletic activities offers numerous well-documented health benefits — not to mention instilling the intangible values of discipline, teamwork and goal-setting. Of course, in nearly every sport, the possibility of injury exists as well. But don’t let that stop you or someone you love from playing! Instead, you can learn about the potential hazards […]