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By braceconnection on 4/16/2015 10:48 AM
 



Calling all MVPs, team captains, team players, practice squads, coaches, teachers and parents/caregivers; An estimated 12 million people between the ages of 5 and 22 years suffer a sport-related injury annually, which leads to 20 million lost days of school and approximately $33 billion in healthcare costs. Yet, some of these injuries could be prevented with protective gear. April is National Facial Protection Month so let us remind you that playing it safe is important during recreational and organized sports to help prevent serious facial injuries that can take the fun out of the game.

 

Alright! Take five and take these five simple safety tips.

 

1. Mouthguards Mouthguards can help prevent an injury to a person’s jaw, mouth and teeth.

2. Helmets Helmets absorb the energy of an impact and help prevent damage to the head. 

3. Protective Eyewear ...
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