Injuries to the face and oral cavity are common in many popular sports such as hockey, football, basketball and baseball. Unfortunately when these injuries do occur they often leave long lasting dental problems that seem to persist in one way or another throughout life. Prevention is the key, and the use of a custom fabricated mouthguard is the best way to reduce and prevent dental injuries. Dr. Grant is very involved in sports dentistry and is the Team Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for the Anaheim Ducks NHL team. The office provides custom mouthguards to many local athletes participating in a variety of sports. Common sports and activities to wear mouthguards include:
- Ice Hockey
Center for Oral Reconstruction & Education is aligned with a lab to make custom mouth guards to minimize dental trauma. When facial and mouth injuries do occur, Dr. Grant is available to treat facial and dental trauma in a timely manner.