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www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/why-do-good-athletes-have-bad-teeth/280874

Oct 29, 2013 ... Olympic athletes—typically revered as the paragon of what a human body can be and do—are apparently not doing great where their teeth are concerned. In the International Olympic Committee's Consensus Statement on Periodic Health Evaluation of Elite Athletes, released in March 2009, the body called ...

www.myplatinumdental.com/blog/2016/august/why-olympic-athletes-often-have-bad-teeth.aspx

Aug 8, 2016 ... "They have bodies of Adonis and a garbage mouth," said olympic dental director for the International Olympic Committee, Paul Piccininni. No one knows exactly why, but olympic athletes are infamous for having bad teeth (and it sometimes affects their performance). Abscesses, broken teeth, decay, ...

www.carefreedental.com/resources/13-dental-health/90-why-sports-drinks-are-destroying-athletes-teeth

Mar 3, 2016 ... The trend between consuming sports drinks and dental erosion among athletes may surprise you. ... Keeping your body healthy is crucial as an athlete. ... by the British Journal of Sports Medicine has found a trend between the consumption of energy/sports drinks and poor dental health among athletes.

www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/life-stages/adult-oral-care/article/ada-11-athletes-oral-health-can-affect-performance

The energy athletes need for training often means they have high-carbohydrate diets and regularly use sugary, acidic energy drinks that may contribute to ... Things like better tooth brushing techniques and higher fluoride toothpastes could prevent the toothache and associated sleeping and training difficulties that can make ...

www.medicaldaily.com/athletes-more-likely-have-poor-dental-health-how-exercise-may-lead-bad-teeth-305018

Athletes More Likely To Have Poor Dental Health: How Exercise May Lead To Bad Teeth. Sep 25, 2014 12:41 PM By Lecia Bushak. bad teeth ... Research has shown time and again that exercise is the single best preventive measure for pretty much every single disease and disorder out there — from cancer to heart ...

www.bbc.com/news/health-34699583

Nov 3, 2015 ... Professional footballers have worryingly poor teeth that could be affecting their performance on the pitch, say dentists. Their study on players at eight clubs in England and Wales, in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, showed nearly four out of 10 had cavities. West Ham United's medical staff said ...

www.dietdoctor.com/footballers-and-olympic-athletes-have-bad-teeth-heres-why

Nov 5, 2015 ... English football players have “worryingly poorteeth, according to a new study. Four out of ten have cavities and they often have worse teeth than the general population, despite otherwise being in good physical shape. The most probable reason is said to be “frequent consumption of sugary or acidic ...

www.slowtwitch.com/Training/General_Physiology/Bad_teeth_may_slow_you_down_5495.html

Nov 24, 2015 ... Since then, other researchers have explored reduced saliva production as a cause for poor oral health in athletes. In 2008, a Scandinavian journal .... As 18% of the London Olympic athletes will likely tell you, it is better to do it now than to wait until it impairs your training. Conclusion: "Oral health could be ...

www.sportsdietitians.com.au/factsheets/fuelling-recovery/dental-health-for-athletes

While oral health may not directly affect your day-to-day performance, or win you this year's Best & Fairest, the consequences of poor oral health can catch up with you in the near future. Dental professionals have been concerned for some time about increasing rates of dental problems amongst active people of all ages from  ...