The Surprising Reason to Use Mouth Guards

The Surprising Reason to Use Mouth Guards

by Natalie (SU)
Almost everyone knows that mouth guards can protect your dental health, and keep your smile intact. But what many do not know, is that mouth guards may help prevent more than just broken teeth; they may actually prevent or reduce the chance of brain injuries. This is because a properly made, custom fitted mouth guard not only stabilizes the teeth and jaw, they act like a mini-shock absorber, reducing the likelihood of a concussion.