30Jul, 2018

Elite Athletes’ Poor Oral Health Affects Their Performance

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Elite Athletes’ Poor Oral Health Affects Their Performance Elite athletes across a wide range of sports exhibit high levels of oral disease, according to the University College London (UCL) Eastman Dental Institute. Researchers there screened more than 350 male and female athletes from 11 Olympic and professional sports, making the study the largest and most comprehensive ever conducted, UCL reports. “This is the most methodologically robust study to ever evaluate oral health and associated performance impacts in elite athletes. Every sport examined revealed significant levels of oral ill health with […]
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