April is National Facial Protection Month

Today may be April Fools’ Day… but Facial Protection is No Joke!   Research estimates that about 2% of all children or adolescents who participate in sports eventually will suffer a facial injury severe enough to require medical attention. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s Policy on Prevention of Sports-related Orofacial Injuries, sports […]

Treating and Preventing Facial Injury

Play Hard. Play Safe. Prevent Facial Injury. Did you know that most sports-related facial fractures among children occur when they’re trying to catch a baseball or softball? According to new research, these injuries are relatively common, and they can be serious. Study Leader Dr. Lorelei Grunwaldt and colleagues at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh examined […]