Mouthguards

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Abstract:

This one-page handout educates people about the benefits of using a mouthguard when participating in sports to prevent serious injury. It explains why mouthguards can prevent damage to the teeth, lips, tongue, and jaws, as well as serious injuries such as concussions. It discusses choosing a mouthguard for proper fit and identifies mouthguard types, recommending guards custom-made by a dentist for best fit and protection. The document provides advice for mouthguard care and cleaning, and includes tips for avoiding oral injuries while playing sports.

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Author(s):
California Dental Association
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
Copyrighted
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/30/2017
Record Last Updated:
12/1/2017

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