Dentists in St. Louis, like Dr. Spalitto, are dedicated to keeping your
smile healthy. In this video, the ADA suggests wearing a mouthguard whenever
you participate in any athletic activity.
In family dentistry, keeping patients’ teeth and gums healthy is
important. A dentist advises both kids and adults to wear a mouthguard
whenever playing contact sports, including football, basketball, or soccer.
However, dentists also urges patients of all ages to wear a mouthguard
even when taking part in solo athletic activities, like biking, running,
or rollerblading. Your dentist can fit you with a customized, comfortable
To learn even more about why mouthguards are essential in family dentistry, contact
Dr. Spalitto by calling (314) 821-2712 to speak to a dentist.