Mouth Guards for Protection – Risk Injury Without One!
Now that sports are back in session, parents should be making sure that their children are wearing properly fitting mouth guards when on the field.
Not only do mouth guards protect your teeth, but they also protect your mouth from your teeth.
According to the American Dental Association, “Surveillance studies of mouth guard users and nonusers have consistently shown that mouth guards offer significant protection against sports-related injuries to the teeth and soft tissues.” The soft tissues they’re talking about are your lips, tongue and really your entire mouth.
Injuries to the mouth can cause a lot of damage, and the recovery process can be long and messy. Earlier this year, the New ...