Mouth guards are an essential piece of equipment in contact sports. They should be worn by athletes of all ages who participate in sports such as:
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent against structural damage to your teeth and jaw. Regular mouth guard use also helps prevent injuries such as lacerations to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. Mouth guards have even been shown to help decrease the risk of concussions.
Mouth guards are readily available in most any sporting goods store or pharmacy. However, 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 your dentist for a custom mouth guard fitting. A custom mouth guard is created specifically to the contours of your mouth, resulting in the ultimate in comfort and protection. 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).
Call us at (847) 232-0044 today for a custom mouth guard to protect your teeth and ensure that you maintain the highest level of performance on the field, court, or rink.