New York Dental Practice Highlights the Benefits of Mouthguards for Athletes

Dr. William P. Caldon, D.M.D., co-owner of Plattsburgh’s High Peaks Dental, discusses how a mouthguard is essential for athletes to avoid mouth injuries.

Plattsburgh, NY — August 4, 2016 — Renowned Plattsburgh dentist Dr. William Caldon published a new blog post entitled “Athletes Should Wear a Mouthguard to Keep That Winning Smile.” In the post, he discusses the types of mouthguards available for athletes and the importance of wearing one.  

Dr. William CaldonSays Caldon, “Since over 30 percent of all dental injuries are sports related, a quality mouthguard is one way you can decrease the chances of a trip to the emergency room for yourself or a child. Think of it as an essential part of the uniform, just like a football helmet or baseball glove.”

Dr. Caldon has been a co-owner of High Peaks Dental since 1996 after serving in the

United States Air Force for 20 years and retiring as a Colonel. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville and his Bachelor’s from Thomas More College. In 2013, USA Today featured Caldon as one of America’s Premier Dentists.

The entire article can be found here

About High Peaks Dental:

Specializing in patient comfort, High Peaks Dental is the premier dental practice in Plattsburgh and northern New York regions. Owned by Dr. Michael O’Connor, D.D.S. and Dr. William Caldon, D.M.D., the practice has been making patients smile since 1978. With state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, the practice offers the highest quality care and level of service available. High Peaks Dental has been featured across numerous media outlets including NBC, ABC, CBS, Reuters, FOX, and USA Today.

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