Mouth guards are an essential piece of equipment in all contact sports and should be worn by athletes of all ages.
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. Studies show that a mouth guard can help to decrease the risk of concussion.
Generic mouth guards are available in most sporting goods store. Be advised that this type of mouth guard does not offer the best level of protection. They are ill-fitting and often uncomfortable. For the highest level of protection, comfort and function, a mouthguard should be fitted by a dentist. A custom mouthguard is created specifically for the optimal protection of YOUR mouth. Call us today. We can help you play safe!