Sports injuries are a leading cause of accidental damage to the teeth, and can result in significant discomfort and cost to the patient. Custom athletic mouth guards are an essential piece of equipment in contact sports. They should be worn by children and adults who participate in sports such as:
- Martial Arts
- …any sport where contact is a possibility.
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent against structural damage to your teeth and jaws and also helps prevent injuries such as cuts to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. Mouth guards have also been shown to decrease the risk of concussions.
Mouth guards are available in most any sporting goods store, but you should be careful when purchasing a mouth guard. Mouth guards like this do not offer the best level of protection. They are also usually ill-fitting and uncomfortable.
For the highest level of comfort and protection, you should visit us for a custom mouth guard fitting. A custom mouth guard is created specifically for the optimal protection of YOUR mouth. It is created with layers of a pliable material that protects the teeth but also provides a comfortable fit.