Helmets. Pads. Cleats. Football players could never picture football without these necessary accessories to play the sport they love. But don’t forget about mouthguards for football. According to www.colgateprofessional.com, the protective guards can prevent anything from  concussions to cracked teeth to fractured jaws. That’s a lot for a piece of plastic in your mouth.

But it’s not just a piece of plastic.

The article went on to say 75% percent of injuries occurred when high school athletes decided to play without mouth guards. These protective devices are required for contact sports to help prevent injuries like the ones aforementioned and others as well. The American Dental Association recommends that the devices should be used for football, hockey, basketball, martial arts, gymnastics, skateboarding, boxing and other sports.

West Covina Smiles understands your concerns. School is vastly approaches, and your children will putting on cleats and basketball jerseys before you know it.

We are offering mouth guards for $199 for the month of August. Call today 626-810-5000.

Reference: Important Reasons for Mouth Guards – article here»