Dr. R. James Richardson II

Pediatric Dentistry

Infancy through the College Years

My child plays sports. How should I protect my child’s teeth?

A mouth guard should be a top priority on your child’s list of sports equipment. Athletic mouth protectors, or mouth guards, are made of soft plastic and fit comfortably to the shape of the upper teeth. They protect a child’s teeth, lips, cheeks and gums from sports-related injuries. Any mouth guard works better than no mouth guard, but a custom mouth guard fitted by your dentist is your child’s best protection against sports-related injuries.

Schedule Appointment to Meet Dr. R. James Richardson and The Children Dentistry Team