It’s great to active! Movement and motion are an important part of making sure our bodies remain healthy and strong. Many people enjoy staying active through sports and sports-related activities.
While being involved in sports is important for your health, you should also make sure that your mouth is protected while you’re playing and having fun.
Protect your mouth the right way. It’s important that you keep your entire mouth protected – not just your teeth. That means that you should make sure your teeth, gums, tongue, and inner and outer mouth are covered. A mouthguard should be used for high- or medium-contact sports, including football, martial arts, soccer, rugby, and hockey. There are certain kinds of mouth guards that you can use:
If you play sports and wear braces, ask King Orthodontics about a mouth guard that will protect your teeth, lips, and gums during sports. Call us today with any questions or to set up an appointment at our Wexford or Downtown Pittsburgh office.