A mouthguard helps protect against impact injuries which otherwise can result in eating and speech difficulties. A dentist can advise you on selecting the right mouthguard and can fit a custom-made mouthguard.
- A mouthguard should be a vital part of your sports gear from an early age.
- Your dentist can check your mouthguard at a regular checkup and advise when it needs replacing.
- A well-fitted mouthguard can be even more important for those who wear orthodontics such as braces.
"While collision and contact sports, such as boxing, are higher-risk sports for the mouth, any athlete may experience a dental injury in non-contact activities too, such as gymnastics and skating."
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