April is National Facial Protection Month. We want to be apart of the cause and help spread awareness about the importance of wearing a mouthguard when playing sports. Below is a short informational video that brings attention to some alarming statistics and will make an athletes think twice before stepping onto the field without this vital piece of equipment.
Dental experts from five major health organizations (listed below) urge that these statistics to be absorbed and shared with parents, coaches and athletes everywhere:
3 – Types of mouthguards: Custom-fit, Stock, Boil-and-Bite.
7 to 11 – Children between these ages are most vulnerable to sports-related mouth injuries.
60 – Athletes are 60x more likely to harm their teeth if they’re not wearing a mouthguard.…
GIBBSTOWN, N.J. – Announced at the turn of the new year were The Dental Advisor’s annual Product Awards, one of the most respected awards presenters in the dental industry for their evidence-based clinical and laboratory research.
At the top of the Prophy Paste category was once again Gelato Prophy Paste, marking 2016 as the fourth consecutive year Gelato has won Top Prophy Paste amongst dental professionals.
Gelato, produced from the New Jersey-based manufacturer Keystone Industries, was evaluated by 35 professional consultants in 2500 different uses. At the end of the study, Gelato Prophy Paste received a 91% clinical rating. Sixty-three percent of consultants said they would switch to using Gelato Prophy Paste, while 80% said they would recommend it.…