When you are playing sports, your focus is on playing hard to win the game, and not usually on protecting your teeth. But If you are playing a contact sport, or a sport that requires a helmet, you should definitely wear a mouthguard in order to prevent a dental emergency.
The best way to keep your teeth safe while playing sports is to wear a mouthguard that fits properly. A good quality mouthguard is molded to fit your mouth and protects not only your teeth from injury, but also your cheeks and gums. If you are hit in the face, [...]