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Mouth Guards, Sports and Your Teeth Dentist in North Vancouver Parkgate Plaza Cosmetic Prevenetive dentistry


Blog by Dr. Gilbert Lee | September 7th, 2017


Sports & Your Teeth

Some Facts You Should Know About Teeth and Mouthguards:

  • It has been estimated that millions of teeth are lost annually across North America during athletic activities.Sports and Teeth - guards

  • A single lost tooth can cost thousands of dollars over a person's lifetime.

  • The types of blows responsible for lost teeth may also cause concussions, neck injuries and jaw fractures.

  • Tooth and mouth injuries can occur at any age: child, teenager or adult.

  • There are no "safe" sports or athletic activities. While the potential for heavy contact is not the same in all sports, this does not mean that the possibility of tooth loss or serious injury is eliminated.

  • A mouthguard should be worn during participation in sports or any activity where contact can be made or a fall could occur.

  • Sports-Flex mouthguards represent a revolutionary new development in face, neck and head protection - custom-made by your dentist to fit your exact needs.


Have any questions about mouthguards in regards to grinding or protecting your teeth when doing physical activites? Feel free to contact us at 604-924-8289 or stop by our office in the Parkgate Plaza on the second level across from the Husky gas station at #200-3650 Mt. Seymour Pkwy, North Vancouver, BC, V7H 2Y5.

We are always accepting new patients and look forward to hearing from you!