Is your child active in sports at school or recreational activities? If they are, then your child needs a mouthguard and you will want to make sure that he/she is protected not only from the sport itself, but what can happen to their mouths if there is a mishap. Mouth protection is just as important as shoulder pads and shin guards — and a mouthguard should be worn to protect the chompers.
Mouthguards are a great way to help prevent damaged teeth and nerves and possibly losing a tooth! They work by covering all of your teeth (usually on your upper arch) with a fitted plastic material and absorb the pressure from a hit to the mouth.