National Facial Protection Month

At Medplex Pediatric Dentistry there is nothing more important to us then creating and maintaining beautiful and healthy smiles for our patients. We proudly practice at our Birmingham office but also serve the communities of Hoover, Alabaster and Pelham. Dr. Chambliss and his team strive to teach our patients the importance of protecting the smile we work so hard to maintain. It is important to protect your smile through a great oral hygiene regiment as well as protecting it through everyday activities.

What Is National Facial Protection Month?

National Facial Protection Month is held during the month of April where dental and orthodontic professionals spread the word about protecting your face, mouth and head. Spring is often the time when we find that patients suffer the most injuries resulting from sports-related accidents. Although we are able to handle emergency situations, we would rather have our patients be prepared when it comes to protecting their smile. Dr. Chambliss joins the following associations in recognizing this month:

  • Academy For Sports Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Association of Orthodontist


How You Protect Your Or Your Child’s Mouth This Spring

One of the best ways to protect your mouth is to wear a customized mouth guard while participating in any sports or athletic activities. Whether you are playing baseball, lacrosse or even running track, we encourage you to practice facial protection! If your child is in brace, it is especially important that you protect the mouth from the brackets and braces that can pierce skin when hit in the mouth.

Get Your Mouth-Guard Today!

If you are looking for a mouth guard for your child we encourage you to come on in for a visit at our Birmingham office. We will be happy to take a mold of your child’s mouth and make a guard that is sure to protect them through their athletic activities.

Contact Your Hoover & Pelham Pediatric Dentist For More Information

If you have any questions about how you can protect your mouth during orthodontic treatment, our treatment options or if you simply wish to book an appointment with us please contact our office. Dr. Chambliss and his team are always willing to answer any questions that you might have during orthodontic treatment. We look forward to seeing you in our Birmingham office!

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