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Sports Injury Preventions   Think mouth guards are for wimps? Think again.  Wearing a mouth guard can not only prevent major oral injuries such as tooth and jaw fractures, but has been shown to reduce concussive brain injuries.                     Who should wear Mouth guards? All athletes in most sports In sports with heavy contact (i.e. football, hockey, basketball, lacrosse, basketball) a custom mouth guard should we worn at all times In other sports (i.e. field hockey, baseball, softball, soccer) a mouth guard is strongly recommended and even mandated in most organizations Why should a mouth guard be worn? Injury prevention 36% of...
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