Why is a professional mouth guard better than the classic boil-and-bite?
Most athletic mouth guards found in the local drugstore are ok, but they aren’t easy to wear. It can even be hard to breathe through all that bulk, meaning that you don’t wear it at all.
A customized fit puts the cushioning right on the teeth where it’s needed. It also stays put when you need it to. A custom athletic mouth guard can even protect you from a brain injury such as a concussion.
Getting a mouthguard through your dentist is a smart investment that will give you the most “bang for your buck.” The quality materials won’t wear out or break like a store bought guard does. Store it properly in a case, like you would a retainer!
Do you have braces? A misaligned bite? When a dental professional assesses your smile to create an athletic mouth guard, he or she will take all your unique features into consideration, so that it fits great and protects the best way possible. Your dentist might even be able to customize it with special colors or designs for your sports team.
If a mouth guard fits perfectly, it’s not a pain to wear. Bulky OTC guards are annoying. Kids in particular are prone to “forgetting” to wear their mouthguards during sports because they hate the feel. If your child is okay with the fit of his or her guard, then they’re more prone to wearing it.
Interested in the high-quality protection of a professionally-made sports mouthguard? A consultation at your local dental office will help you stay in the game. Contact your dentist for the details.
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