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.