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DentalLifestyle

Play Hard…Keep Teeth!

By February 12, 2016 No Comments

Did you know that between 13% and 39% of dental injuries occur while playing sports.

If you are playing a contact sport or sports with moving objects such as rugby or hockey then a gum shield/mouthguard is a vital part of your sports equipment. It will help prevent injury to your teeth, lips, tongue, and the soft tissues of your mouth.

A gum shield made by your dentist is custom made by making an accurate impression of your mouth and will fit properly and protect your teeth and gums.

For the younger athlete and age dependent, your gum shield may need to be replaced occasionally. If you are still growing your gum shield may become too tight, if this is the case you will need a new one made. It is advisable to take your gum shield with you to your dental appointments so that it can be checked regularly.

Most schools now require you to have a gum shield as part of your PE kit so If you would like more information about getting your son/daughter a custom made gum shield please don’t hesitate to call us on 0151 707 1811 or email us or email us at contact@rodneystreetdental.co.uk and we would be pleased to help you.

Where We Are

Rodney Street Implant & Dental Practice

25 Rodney Street
Liverpool L1 9EH
Merseyside

Contact Us

0151 707 1811
contact@rodneystreetdental.co.uk

Working Hours

Day Time
Monday 8:30am – 6pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 6pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 6pm
Thursday 8:30am – 6pm
Friday 8:30am – 6pm
Saturday Closed (occasionally open)
Sunday Closed
Weekday late and weekend appointments are also available on request