Mouth guards are worn to prevent oral injuries to the teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue and the jaw. The types of dental injuries that can occur without the use of a mouth guard are chipped or broken teeth, fractured crowns or bridgework, lip and cheek injuries, root damage to the teeth, fractured jaws and concussions. A serious blow to the head can leave you with significant physical and mental problems years after you’ve hung up your equipment.
When it comes to protecting your mouth, a mouth guard is an essential piece of athletic gear that should be part of your standard equipment from an early age.
The following is a list of direct benefits of wearing a custom dental guard:
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