When Should Your Child Wear an Athletic Mouthguard?

Wearing an athletic mouthguard is an excellent way for your child to protect their teeth and gums during sports and prevent injuries such as cut gums, chipped teeth, and even broken or knocked-out permanent teeth.

These mouthguards can either be custom-made by your dentist or bought at the store, but custom mouthguards offer superior protection, especially if your child wears orthodontic appliances such as braces. But when should your child wear an athletic mouthguard to protect their smile?

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: When Should Your Child Wear an Athletic Mouthguard?


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