Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 07 April 2014 12:43
There may be an incentive for athletes to maintain good oral health.
According to experts at the Oral Health and Performance conference, good oral health boosts performance by athletes. The reason is when an athlete’s oral health isn’t at optimal levels, his or her ability to train is hampered.
Dentists and doctors are starting to focus on boxing, based on the research from this conference and others. As a result, British boxers are starting to undergo regular dental checks. The early results have been beneficial.