Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Preventing and Managing Sport-Related Dental and Oral Injuries (Sports Med Res)
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Preventing and Managing Sport-Related Dental and Oral Injuries

National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Preventing and Managing Sport-Related Dental and Oral Injuries

Gould TE, Piland SG, Caswell SV, Ranalli D, Mills S, Ferrara MS, Courson R. J Athl Train. 2016 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a position statement on preventing and managing sports-related dental and oral injuries.  The statement has recommendations regarding planning considerations; education; dental and oral injury classification and acute care; mouthguard effectiveness; and mouthguard material, fabrication, and care considerations. The authors also included a literature review and suggested best practices.



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