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Restorative Dentistry


Sports Dentistry: Athletic Mouthguards
Author(s): Dr.. Ray Padilla
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/25/2016

The use of properly fabricated custom made mouthguards has been shown to significantly reduce both the incidence and severity of orofacial injury in contact sports. In the course,  an evidence based review of athletic mouthguards (facts and fiction), including the utilization and fabrication of pressure thermoformed laminated mouthguards, the description of the different types of mouthguard designs, and the marketing and promotion of injury prevention programs for your private practice or community will be discussed. Participants will experience the difference between vacuum made and pressure made mouthguards and shown the technique for pressure lamination, which provides the best combination of comfort and protection.

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