Phone: 910-778-8485 fax: 910-778-8477

2980 Ray Road Spring Lake NC 28390 Near Overhills Schools

Vincent Vissichelli, DMD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Specializing in the treatment of infants, children, teens and special needs patients.

Patient Forms

Evolution of Mouth Protection in Sports

Year Event
1913 boxing 1st sport to introduce mouth protection
1960 Nat’l Fed State H.S. Assns mandates face guards for high school football
1962 Nat’l Alliance Football Rules Cmt mandates mouthguards for high school football
1974 Football Rules Cmt of NCAA mandates mouthguards for college football
1976 College hockey mandates mouthguard use
1983 Nat’l Academy for Sports Dentistry established
1990 NCAA mandates mouthguards be a visible color

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.