Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

Tar'Charia Watkins, Sports

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






      Oral health is important both for well-being and successful elite sporting performance. Olympic Games have found significant treatment needs. On the contrary, studies have examined oral health. The idea of this study was to evaluate oral health, the reason for oral health and the effects of oral health on well-being, training, and performance of athletes taking part in games. Top athletes are often dogged by decaying teeth and gum disease, a performance-sapping problem in which sports drinks, high-carb diets. Athletes use diets or, acid energy drinks, which without cleaning can boost the risk of tooth decay. Saliva helps to protect teeth from erosion and decay, so dehydration during heavy exercise can increase the risk of oral ill-health.

      During exercises, people tend to breath heavy with their mouth open. Breathing through your mouth dries it out, reduces saliva flow, and creates an environment for bacteria to thrive. Adding sports drinks to the situation only makes things worse for an athlete’s teeth.

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    The Underrated Sports

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    What is Pickleball?

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Most Dangerous Sports Played in America

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Dwyane Wade’s Last Game in “His House”

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Is Football Worth The Risk?

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Are Professional Athletes Overpaid?

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    E-Sports, gaming as a sport

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Fun Stuff

    Polo Park who?

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Are Sports Interfering With School?

  • Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?

    Sports

    Is Being a Student and an Athlete Hard?

Navigate Right
Can Poor Quality of Your Teeth Affect Your Performance in Sports?