PROTECTIVE MOUTH GUARDS
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent structural damage to your teeth and jaw and also helps prevent injuries such as lacerations to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. A mouthguard works by covering the upper teeth and helps to lower the impact on the teeth, lips, cheeks, jaw, and tongue when accidents occur. Speak to your dentist about which type of mouthguard is best for your child’s needs.
Mouthguards are an essential piece of equipment in contact sports. They should be worn by athletes of all ages who participate in sports such as:
- …any sport where contact is a possibility
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent structural damage to your teeth and jaw and also helps prevent injuries such as lacerations to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. Mouthguards have also been shown to help decrease the risk of concussions.
For the highest level of comfort and protection, you should visit your dentist for a custom mouth guard fitting. A custom mouthguard is created specifically for the optimal protection of your mouth created with thin plastic that is hardened to protect your teeth. The thinness of the custom mouth guard allows for easy breathing and communication.
See your dentist today for a custom mouth guard to protect your teeth and ensure that you maintain the highest level of performance on the field, court, or rink.