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Ottawa Dentist Runs through Benefits of PPM Mouthguard for Sports and Fitness

By pamelali, in Articles, on March 14, 2010 | Comments (0)

OTTAWA — When people think of sports and athletic performance, most people think of strength, speed, and even intelligence as key components to winning out the competition. But, many of the world’s top athletes look to an unlikely piece of equipment for a competitive edge: the mouthpiece.
 Before the invention of the Pure Power Mouthguard (PPM), the mouthpiece was primarily used to protect athletes from cracking or chipping teeth, biting the tongue, and concussions. Now, with PPM technology, certified dentists are providing customized mouthguards for athletes that provide many bonuses when training and competing.
 “At first, considering a mouthguard as a game-changing piece of equipment might seem farfetched,” says Dr. Pamela Li, a PPM certified Ottawa dentist. “But, if you think about it, the mouth is one of two airways that feed oxygen to the body’s muscles and expels carbon-dioxide. Also, the neuromuscular systems are enhanced through the PPM, which enhances many physical aspects of athletic performance.”

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