Protecting Your Carlsbad Athlete’s Teeth

Protecting Your Carlsbad Athlete's Teeth Do you have a son or daughter that plays Carlsbad youth sports? Soccer, baseball, football, and basketball can be very dangerous to your child’s teeth. Football is a violent contact sport, yet there is a relatively low rate of tooth injuries that occur in football as compared to other contact sports. Why? Football players are required to wear a mouth guard and a helmet.

Inexpensive athletic dental mouth guards are worth their weight in gold!

If your child participates in a contact sport in Carlsbad, California and does not currently wear a tooth protection device, you may want to purchase an appropriately-sized mouth guard. They are available at most San Marcos CA and Escondido athletic supply stores. Some dentists make custom athletic mouthguards that offer even better protection than the one-size fits all varieties.

At La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad California, we care about your child’s health and safety. To discuss your child’s dental condition or to learn more about sports-related tooth injury prevention, call us at 760-268-9582. We have been keeping Encinitas smiles healthy since 1988. Our child-friendly staff caters to our youngest Carlsbad dental patients. Let us show you why we are not an ordinary Carlsbad dental practice.

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