Custom Sports Mouthguard.

Over the counter mouth-guard are available as a preforming ‘U’ shaped tray predominantly targeted for people who are looking to combat teeth clenching and grinding during the night.

What is the Difference between Custom Made Mouthguard vs Over the Counter Mouthguard?

Over the counter mouth-guards are available as a preformed u shaped tray predominantly targeted for people who are looking to combat teeth clenching and grinding during the night. Generic mouth guard thicker, more brittle material lacks the custom fit and quality that is needed for comfortable long term use.
Custom fitting mouth guard are prescribed by dental professionals and created using a method that combines a detailed mould of your mouth and teeth with a thermoplastic material. These highly personalised devices are designed for ultimate comfort and long term wear. They are customised to specifically function for their intended purpose eg; nighttime grinding or sporting use.

Why does an Athlete need to Wear a Custom Made Mouthguard While Preforming?

Mouth-guards are a cushioning device made of a body safe flexible material used to protect the mouth and teeth from impact and prevent oral injuries. They also prevent the upper and lower jaw from fully coming together reducing the the risk of joint injuries in the jaw and concussion.
Athletes and sportsmen/ women participating in an activity where there is an increased risk of facial impact are encouraged to wear specifically custom-made mouth guard due to their superior fit and long term comfort they have the ability to preserve lips, teeth and gums from dental injuries during play.

Can you wear w Mouthguard while you are wearing Braces? What are the Steps involved?

Braces wearers can absolutely access custom fitting mouth-guards and should wear them when involved in high risk activities if recommended and created by their dental professional team. Much like a custom fitting mouth guard for a non braces wearer, an orthodontic mouth guard is personalised around the gum and teeth braces but needs to be constructed from a reformable material so that the fit can be altered to continue to support the teeth as the braces shift their position within the mouth. Care must be taken when removing and mouthguard to not disturb the braces and fixings on the teeth.

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