Mouthguard Use Encouraged During Summer Activities

Harrisburg Magazine (PA) (5/14, Miller) states that it is important to wear a mouthguard to protect teeth while playing contact sports and enjoying other activities this summer. The article notes, “According to the American Dental Association (ADA), athletes who do not wear a mouth guard are 60 times more likely to damage their teeth.” The article discusses the types of mouthguards available and encourages people to “get in the habit of wearing a protective mouth guard” and also to “remember to take care of it.”