Prevention of intraoral trauma in sports

D C Johnsen, J E Winters
Dental Clinics of North America 1991, 35 (4): 657-66
Dental, oral, facial, and cranial injuries can be reduced by the use of mouthguards and faceguards. Disadvantages of mouthguard use are based mostly on lack of information. There is a growing endorsement for the use of mouthguards and faceguards, presenting the dental profession with a major opportunity to improve the oral health of athletes.

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