Reduce Sports-Related Concussions with Custom-Made Mouthguards

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Sports organizations, everything from youth recreational programs to professional leagues, have all increased  their radar on the affects of mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) and how to prevent them. According to Medical News Today, athletes can reduce their risk of concussion injuries by wearing custom-made mouthguards. In a study published in General Dentistry, high school football players who wore mouthguards bought from a store, over-the-counter, were more than twice as likely to suffer concussions than those who wore a mouthguard that was custom-made by a dentist for their mouth.

Read more about the study and topic here: Athlete’s Risk of Concussion Reduced by Custom-Made Mouthguards.