Who Needs to Wear a Mouthguard?

Who needs to wear a mouthguard? I used to think that only boxers wore mouth guards, but I was wrong! Let’s hear what Dr. Jergins has to say on the subject of mouth guards.

“The most obvious use for mouth guards is in sports, especially for children,” says Dr. Jergins of ClearWhite Dental. “Having said that, mouthguards are very important in contact sports such as football, hockey, and lacrosse. Though I think mouth guards should also be used in basketball and wrestling, as well. Mouthguards help protect the teeth and facial area from injury.”

In fact, Dr. Jergins’ own son forgot to wear his mouthguard to a basketball game, … Read the rest