you know that the most injured area of the body during contact
sports is the mouth? Dental injuries are painful, costly,
and permanent. Therefore, any athlete, from Olympian to
kids playing hockey on the street, should wear a mouthguard
and a helmet or headgear.
is a mouthguard? A mouthguard is an appliance worn in
the mouth which helps prevent injuries to the teeth, lips,
cheeks, tongue, and jaw. It should be worn in addition to
protective headgear which also protects against injuries
to the head and neck.