A literature review of sports-related orofacial trauma.

  title={A literature review of sports-related orofacial trauma.},
  author={David P Kumamoto and Yoshinobu Maeda},
  journal={General dentistry},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={270-80; quiz 281}
This literature review evaluates the significance of dental injuries and their relationship to specific sports activities. Many studies have been published on individual sports or groups of sports but most pertain to specific age groups or levels of competition. Research suggests that many sports that do not require mouthguards should encourage male and female participants to use orofacial protectors. Athletes, coaches, athletic directors, athletic trainers, parents, and members of the dental… CONTINUE READING


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