Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2013
Many have waited for months for the opportunity to be outdoors again. Now that it is summer, kids are out of school and others are taking vacation time, which leads to many participating in sports and physical fitness activities for perhaps the first time in months. The increased level of exercise is great for the body, but it could lead to injuries for the mouth.
"We see an increase in emergency dental cases during the hotter months," said Dr. Chad Denman, Austin dentist / Round Rock dentist and co-owner of Family Tree Dental Group. "We recommend anyone playing a sport to wear a mouth guard, but many don't or aren't aware of the importance. When mouth-related injuries can't be prevented, we encourage swift action on the part of the patient or their parents in order to minimize damage."
Common summertime sports-related dental injuries include:
For any tooth or mouth injuries, it's recommended to contact your dentist immediately. In the interim before an appointment, however, there are several things that can be done at home to assist with pain and tooth restoration. Here are the tips from Dr. Denman and Family Tree Dental Group:
Cracked or Chipped Tooth:
Knocked Out Teeth:
Loose Crown or Lost Filling:
Family Tree Dental Group was founded in 2011 by Austin dentists - Round Rock dentists and identical twin brothers Drs. Chad and Shelby Denman to provide high quality dental care in a state-of-the-art environment with careful attention to detail and deep personal respect. Family Tree Dental Group helps maintain the oral health of patients of all ages and cares for all dental needs under one roof. For more information or if in need of an emergency dentist in Austin or Round Rock, call (512) 458-5999 in Austin, (512) 310-3999 in Round Rock, or visit http://www.FamilyTreeDentalGroup.com.