SPORT MOUTH GUARDS
For years sport mouth guards have been used to protect the teeth, supporting tissues and gums from trauma, damage and injury. There are two types of sports mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are fine for occasional use most dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth guard fitted by a dentist to effectively prevent injury.
Custom dental mouth guards are designed for durability, but it is important to check your mouth guard for signs of wear and for children and teens must be replaced frequently to account for growing jaws and changes to the teeth.