Prevalence of dental injuries and awareness regarding mouthguards among basketball players and coaches


Tiryaki M. , Saygi G. , Yildiz S. , Yildirim Z., Erdemir U. , Yucel T.

JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS, cilt.57, ss.1541-1547, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.23736/s0022-4707.17.06790-1
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1541-1547

Özet

BACKGROUND: Dental injuries are frequently occurred by an impact to facial area among basketball players. In fact. mouthguards are able to absorb the power of impacts and protect teeth from excessive forces, it is crucial for players even at training to wear mouthguards. To determine the prevalence of dental injuries and investigate the awareness about the use of mouthguards among basketball players and coaches.