Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries- A Review on Dental Perspective

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Sonali Kadam
Kausadikar Pranoti
Ramaswami Easwaran
Nimma Vijayalaxmi
Murjani Bhavana
Sandesh Suryawanshi
Reshma Saju


The field of sports dentistry mainly deals with the prevention and management of sports-related maxillofacial trauma. There are many potential challenges to the oral health of athletes, including exercise-induced trauma, dental decay due to specialized diet, lack of awareness, oral dehydration, and lack of prioritization for dental care. However, there is good evidence that some oral diseases are preventable by simple interventions with good efficacy. Hence, dentists today must respond to these patients' specialized needs, providing them with the quality of care they deserve. In this review article, we discuss the various preventive aspects of sports-related injuries and the impeccable role of the dentist in preventing and managing sport-related oro-facial injuries.

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Kadam, S., Pranoti, K., Easwaran, R., Vijayalaxmi, N., Bhavana, M., Suryawanshi, S., & Saju, R. (2022). Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries- A Review on Dental Perspective. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ETHICS, TRAUMA & VICTIMOLOGY, 8(01), 36-39.
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