Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, tongue, face or jaw. Mouthguards prevent dental injuries
Source: Mouthguards Prevent Dental Injuries – Association
April is Facial Protection Month! Make sure you and your loved ones are properly protected when playing sports. Talk to your dentist about when is the right time to replace your mouthguard, but replace it immediately if it shows sign of wear, is damaged or ill fitting.