- PROTECTION – Reduces injury, maximum impact mouth protection
- COMFORT – Superior comfort, natural and secure fit.
- OXYGEN – Mouthguard will not impede speech or breathing
- DURABLE – Mouthguards last longer, no deformation through use
- STORAGE – Comes complete with storage case & instructions
What is a mouthguard?
A mouthguard is a flexible appliance made out of plastic that is worn in athletic activities to protect teeth from trauma.
Why should I wear a mouthguard?
To protect your mouth from injuries. The dental profession unanimously supports the use of mouthguards in a variety of sports activities. More than 200,000 injuries to the mouth and jaw occur each year.
Are all mouthguards the same?
Not all mouthguards offer the same grade of protection and comfort. Most shop mouthguards are uncomfortable making breathing and speaking difficult, with the result people often choose not to wear a mouthguard at all.
Do mouthguards prevent injuries?
A mouthguard can prevent serious injuries such as concussions, incidents of unconsciousness, jaw fractures and neck injuries by helping to avoid situations where the lower jaw gets jammed into the upper jaw. Mouthguards are effective in moving soft issue in the oral cavity away from the teeth, preventing laceration and bruising of the lips and cheeks.
In what sports should I wear a mouthguard?
Anytime there is a strong chance for contact with other participants or hard surfaces, it is advisable to wear a mouthguard. Players who participate in basketball, football, lacrosse, rugby, hockey and martial arts should wear mouthguards while competing.
How should I care for a mouthguard?
Clean your mouthguard by washing it with soap and warm (not hot) water. Before storing, soak your mouthguard in mouthwash. Keep your mouthguard in the supplied plastic storage box when not in use. Heat is bad for mouthguards, so don’t leave it in direct sunlight or in a closed automobile.