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WHEN DO YOU NEED A MOUTH GUARD? ANY TIME YOU PARTICIPATE IN SPORTS!
Protect Your Smile
Let’s work together to protect that smile of yours. Just by wearing a mouth guard, you reduce the risk of knocking out teeth or breaking your jaw.
Chances are if you play in organized sports, your coach may already require that you wear a mouth guard. But did you know that even when you’re riding your bike or getting a game together with the kids in your neighborhood that it’s a good idea to wear a mouth guard?
Any time you’re engaged in an activity where your face can come in contact with something hard—say another player, a ball, the pavement, or any hard object—it’s a time that you should be wearing a mouth guard!
Repairing the problems that happen to teeth and jaws is uncomfortable for the patient—and can cost thousands of dollars. Many injuries can be far less severe or even
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prevented altogether by the simple act of wearing a mouth guard!
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Mouth guards are a smart investment in your dental health. Let’s talk about the best mouth guard to use while you are having orthodontic treatment. When your treatment is complete, your dentist or I can help you select the right mouth guard.
Get Into The Mouth Guard Habit!
April is National Facial Protection Month is sponsored by the American Association of Ortho- dontists, the American Association of Oral and Maxillo- facial Surgeons, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Academy for Sports Dentistry.
Mouth guards are a good idea all year long.