One of the best parts of summer in Anchorage is enjoying the long summer days and all the activities that come with good weather. One of the most popular summer activities is mountain biking and for a good reason. Some of the best bike trails in Anchorage are located right next to our dental office including Kincaid Park Trail and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.
Although mountain biking is a great hobby to get out and enjoy some of the wilderness that we have right around Anchorage, it can put you and your teeth at risk.
If you’re a regular mountain biker, you likely already know the risks. However, if you’re new, it’s helpful to understand the risks and how to avoid them. Your time mountain biking doesn’t have to end with chipped teeth if you just follow a few simple rules.
How to Handle Mountain Biking Accident Dental Trauma
Before we get into tips on how to avoid cracking or breaking your teeth when mountain biking in Anchorage, it’s important to know how to handle dental trauma in mountain biking accidents. Here is how you should handle different situations.