Professional Football Players Dental Health Affects Performance

  • Posted on: Nov 4 2015

Poor physical health can affect a football player’s performance on the field, but what about their dental health? A recent study shows that many professional football players have poor dental health and that it could be causing performance problems.

“This study provides the most reliable evidence that oral health within professional football is poor, and is consistent with research conducted in Brazil, Spain, and the USA,” write the researchers. And the level of poor dental health uncovered by the study is likely to add up to a substantial need for current and future treatment, they warn.

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