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By Kent B. Molino, DDS & Todd L. Vaccaro, DDS
June 18, 2015
Category: family dentistry

Under Armour MouthguardsWhat's a proven way to protect teeth and increase performance during sporting activities? Kent B. Molino DDS and Todd L. Vaccaro DDS recommend ingenious Under Armour Performance Mouthwear. Custom-made from light, flexible and durable plastic in the dental lab and expertly fitted in the dental office, Under Armour mouthguards can save professional and amateur athletes from:

  • fractures, chips and evulsion (knocked out tooth)
  • excessive teeth clenching and wear
  • concussions from hits to the lower jaw
  • oral soft tissue lacerations, particularly those associated with wires and bracket braces
  • damage to orthodontic wires and brackets

Only One Set of Teeth

The American Dental Association says that annually two million teeth are knocked out of the mouths of children, teens and adults in the United States alone. Additionally, the ADA states that 200,000 dental injuries could be avoided each year with the use of a mouthguard.

Once a tooth is knocked out, chipped or fractured, it's never quite the same again despite the best dental restorations. Plus, the expense and time involved in:

  • getting evulsed teeth re-implanted,
  • re-positioning and splinting injured teeth
  • cosmetic bonding, veneers or crowns placed for fractures and chips
  • root canal therapy for damaged inner pulp

As such, anyone involved in full, limited or non-contact sports should invest in a quality mouth guard such as Under Armour Performance Mouthwear.

Increased Performance

Under Armour Mouthguards ease the clenching forces present during physical activity. Cortisol is the natural hormone which increases during stress and exertion. Less jaw clenching means less cortisol and less fatigue. Also, these innovative mouth guards are flexible and light, promoting natural speaking and breathing during wear.

Getting the Right Protection

Under Armour Performance Mouthwear takes little time to fit. Doctors Kent B. Molino and Todd L Vaccaro of Molino and Vaccaro Dental are the Niskayuna, NY family dentists who can place the right mouthguard to protect your teeth and gums and to assist you in performing at your best.

Also, you can take advantage of the full range of dental services offered by Dr. Vaccaro and Dr. Molino. From check-ups and cleanings to tooth-colored fillings, crowns, and more, these dental professionals have everything dental patients of all ages need for a smile that's beautiful, strong and long-lasting. Call the office for a consultation: (518) 377-3628.