6 Hockey Smiles in Need of a Good Dentist

January 8, 2021
Stan Goff

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.