02/03/2010  |  
The Importance of Mouthguards During Contact Sports

No parent, caregiver, or coach ever wants to see a child suffer an injury during a sporting event or any other circumstance. The American Dental Association and Academy of Sports Dentistry and many others, strongly recommend mouthguards for anyone participating in high contact and impact sports to protect the teeth, jaw joints and mouth from unnecessary injury. It is also important to note that a professional, custom-made mouthguard is far superior to a poorly fitting “boil-and-bite” mouthguard and well worth the price. This is because it is custom-made and molded exactly to your child's mouth and teeth to ensure comfort, easy breathing while worn, and can even accommodate growth.

Learn more about how to protect your child's mouth and teeth in Mouthguards.

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