6 Hockey Smiles in Need of a Good Dentist

Another NHL season starts next week which means that hard hockey puck will be flying around at high speeds and occasionally getting directed at a player’s face. Then you also have hockey sticks sometimes intentionally or unintentionally landing the blade on an opponent’s face. Because of this hockey players have a long history of oral injuries and missing teeth, often sporting smiles with big gaps as a badge of honor. Dental injuries are nothing to joke about, but it can be fun to take a look at some players whose smiles were changed while in the heat of battle on the ice. Here we take a look at just 6 of the many athletes who might just have their dentists on speed dial.