Tooth Tips: Dental Care for the Olympic Athlete

Nevermind the usual sprains, strains, and broken bones. When an London Olympics athlete has a tooth or an eye problem, there's a place to go for treatment: a 24-hour health center in London's Olympic Park.

According to an article in Dental Tribune International, "In addition to treatment for the usual sports injuries, the Polyclinic (in Olympic Park) will offer free dentistry and eye care. ... For athletes without access to dental care in their home countries, this could be a chance to obtain professional treatment for problems other than injuries sustained during the Olympics."

You can read the article here.