Each year as summer activities gear up in southeastern Michigan, I inevitably get more questions from parents about mouthguards for their children. Sometimes the questions are in response to sports league rules or summer camp packing lists. Unfortunately, other queries come after an emergency room visit.
Mouthguards for Children
Thousands of kids get their teeth knocked out or damage their jaws, lips and tongues each year while involved in recreational sports. It happens at school, in parks and in the driveway. All it takes is a wild pitch, a stray elbow, or hitting a rut in the pavement while skateboarding. The pavement always wins. [Read more…]