MOUTH GUARD USE
Mouth guards are essential pieces of equipment in contact sports. They should be worn by athletes who participate in sports such as:
- …any sport where contact is a possibility.
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent against structural damage to your teeth and jaw and also helps prevent injuries such as lacerations to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. Mouth guards have also been shown to help decrease the risk of concussions.
Custom vs. Store Bought Mouth Guards
Mouth guards are available in most sporting goods stores, 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, visit Brock Dental for a custom mouth guard fitting. A custom mouth guard is created specifically for the optimal protection of YOUR mouth. It is created with thin plastic that is hardened to protect your teeth. The thinness of the custom mouth guard allows for easy breathing and also allows for easy communication (especially important for you star quarterbacks calling out the signals).
Set up an appointment today for a custom mouth guard that will protect your teeth and ensure the highest level of performance on the field, court, or rink.