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Preventing Concussions With Custom-Made Mouthguards

Oral Health, Sports Dentistry

If you’re the athletic type — or if your child plays sports — you probably know that wearing a mouthguard is a proven method of preventing dental injuries. Now, evidence is mounting that this essential piece of protective gear can also help prevent concussions — and the mouthguard that works more...

Football protection has come a long way!

Sports Dentistry

It's widely thought that a change in the rules of football led quickly to the need for better protective equipment. In 1888, the college football annual rules convention voted to allow tackling below the waist. Players and coaches soon viewed pads as essential for the game. However, helmets were the more...