Xiamen University

Atheletes with good teeth more likely to achieve success: dentists

Mo Farah enjoying Olympic gold   Dentists say elite athletes could stand a better chance of winning gold medals if they look after their teeth.   The Oral Health and Performance in Sport conference in London heard that athletes' oral health was often bad and could impair training and performance.   At the pinnacle of elite sport, the difference between winning and losing is tiny, so even marginal improvements can make a crucial difference.   Doctors for Team GB's boxing squad are already trying to improve oral