Corpus ID: 6910263

Oral trauma in adolescent athletes: a study of mouth protectors.

@article{McNutt1989OralTI,
  title={Oral trauma in adolescent athletes: a study of mouth protectors.},
  author={T. McNutt and S. W. Shannon and J. T. Wright and R. Feinstein},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1989},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
  • T. McNutt, S. W. Shannon, +1 author R. Feinstein
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of mouth protector use, as well as the amount and type of oral trauma associated with and without mouth guard wear in adolescent athletes. Coaches' perceptions and regulations involving the use of mouth protectors also were examined. Interviews were collected from 2470 junior and senior high school football players with all oral trauma being documented, regardless of the sport during which the injury occurred. Nine per cent of all players… CONTINUE READING
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