Teenagers can be tough on their teeth. Their lives are busy with school, jobs, sports, clubs, social activities, and don’t always give the time or thought needed to properly maintain oral health. Not all teens have this problem, of course, but we’ve seen enough come through that it’s becoming a concerning trend.
As May comes to a close it’s best we highlight that May was National Physical Spots Month. Something not very talked about but still important for us! Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and helps in every area of life! Today though, we want to focus on the risks of sports-related injuries. It’s been reported that 13-39% (yes that’s a broad statistic, sorry) of all dental injuries are sports related. I think we can all imagine why, but here are three important facts about sports related injuries that can help knock that number down a few pegs (and hopefully make it much less of a spread!).