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Oral health screening should be routine in professional football: a call to action for sports and exercise medicine (SEM) clinicians
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    Oral Health Screening in Pre-Participation Medicals

    For over 40 years oral health screening is part of all pre- participation medical examinatios at the Portuguese Sports Medicine Centers in The National Institute of Sports. Preparticipation medicals are compulsory for all athletes who wish to play competitive sports and none gets full clearance without a full treatment of any oral/dental pathology. We are aware that oral health is fundamental to maintain sports performance...

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