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Athletic Mouth Guard
If there is one thing that all athletes need to do, it is to protect themselves. Sports today can cause injuries, and the last thing you want is to spend time on the sidelines. Another terrible scenario that no one wants to face is the prospect of losing their teeth. Unfortunately, this is something that can happen if you do not wear a protective guard. This is why you need to make sure that you book an appointment with a dentist so that they can ensure you get a protective guard that is right for you.
Athletic mouthguards are imperative to ensure that your mouth, gums, and teeth are protected. There are many different ways that mouth injuries can occur in sport. You have an impact by the other person, such as boxing, or there could be a potential impact from another piece of equipment, like in hockey. When it comes to purchasing a mouthguard, you have two different options to choose from, the first is to go for one of the cheaper standard mouthguards that are available today. However, if you do this, you may not offer your teeth great protection, as we will discuss. The second option is to get a custom mouthguard created by a dental expert, and this is highly recommended.
The reasons why you need to go down the custom route when it comes to a mouthguard are extensive. Firstly, you need to make sure that the best quality materials are used. This is only going to be the case if you use a dental service. In addition to this, the mouthguard will be created to match your teeth and gums entirely, ensuring the ultimate protection. If the mouthguard is not custom to fit your mouth, it will not protect you properly, and accidents can easily happen. Therefore, if you go for a bog-standard mouthguard, you aren’t really getting the protection you need at all.
After all, everyone’s mouths are different. You need to ensure that the protection you receive is bespoke to suit the shape and condition of your teeth and gums. Not only will this ensure you are aptly protected, but it will mean the mouthguard is comfortable so that it does not get in the way while you are playing the sport. You will not feel like you are wearing any extra equipment at all, which is exactly what you want when you are playing sport. Otherwise, the mouthguard could end up being troublesome and it could get in the way of your activities.
To conclude, as an athlete wearing the right clothes and accessories is imperative so that you are protected. This is an area where you cannot afford to cut corners. If you need to have an athletic mouthguard fitted, please do not hesitate to call our team today for more information. We will be more than happy to answer any of the queries that you may have and get you booked in for an appointment.
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