Int J Stomatol ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (3): 366-373.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2023036

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Research progress on oral and maxillofacial sports protective equipment

Dai Qingyi1(),Hao Hao1,Hua Chengge1,2,Huang Bo1,2,Yang Zheng1,2()   

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Di-seases & West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    2.State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Dept. of General Dentistry, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
  • Received:2022-08-11 Revised:2023-01-12 Online:2023-05-01 Published:2023-05-16
  • Contact: Zheng Yang;


Oral and maxillofacial trauma account for a high proportion of sports injuries. Children, adolescents, and the disabled are the high-risk groups for sports injuries. The incidence of sports injuries can be effectively reduced by wearing various protective equipment, but the civil awareness of sports dentistry protection is deficient. People should be aware of the high incidence and severity of sports oral and maxillofacial injuries, and the use of protective equipment needs to be popularized urgently. This review summarizes common sports dentistry protectors and their latest research progress and briefly introduces the prevention strategy used by the disabled.

Key words: sports medicine, sports dentistry, sports injury, oral and maxillofacial trauma, protective equipment

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  • R 782

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