Massachusetts Medical Society: Sports Safety

Sports Safety

The MMS and its Committee on Student Health and Sports Medicine educate physicians, other health care providers, parents, coaches, and others about prevention of sports injuries.


GRIN AND WEAR IT is a campaign presented by the Massachusetts Dental Society, the Massachusetts Medical Society, and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics that educates parents, coaches, and children on the importance of wearing mouthguards during contact sports.

  • Mouthguards: Grin and Wear It (.pdf, 8 pages)
    • Emphasizes the importance of wearing a mouthguard during contact sports, the different types of mouthguards available, and how to care and handle your mouthguard. 
  • Grin and Wear It Mouthguard poster (.pdf)
    • Large size poster suitable for physician’s office, locker rooms, dental offices, and school nurse’s office.
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