Emergency Treatment of Athletic Dental Injuries
Treatment cards for distribution may be obtained through the Academy for Sports Dentistry at 800-273-1788 inside of U.S.A. and 217-241-6747 outside of U.S.A.
Professionally-made, properly fitted Custom Mouthguards are recommended for all contact and collision sports.
Avulsion (Entire Tooth Knocked Out)
Luxation (Tooth in socket, but wrong position)
Fracture (Broken Tooth)
For best transport of a knocked-out tooth/teeth use Save-A-Tooth tooth preserving system.
www.Save-A-Tooth.com or call 1-888-788-6684.
The Academy for Sports Dentistry gratefully acknowledge the support of Dr. Samuel D. Harris for partially funding this public service project. The Academy would also like to acknowledge Dr. Alex Della Bella of Cincinnati, Ohio for the development of this piece. The Academy for Sports Dentistry, a professional organization dedicated to the dental needs of athletes at risk to sports injuries, recommends that every sports medicine team includes a dentist knowledgeable in sports dentistry.
Properly Fitted Mouthguards Should Be Standard Equipment