Athletic Mouth Guards

When playing any sport it’s important to make sure the uniform is complete. Don’t forget one of the most important parts of any uniform. The athletic mouth guard.

Benefits of custom made protective mouth guards

  • perfect fit
  • does not restrict breathing
  • does not restrict speech
  • durable to last many seasons
  • more adaptable to orthodontics
  • reduces chances of neck injuries
  • reduce chances of concussion
  • prevents jaw joint disorders

A custom fit ensures protection. According to the National Youth Sports Foundation, more than 3 million teeth will be knocked out in sporting events this year. And approximately 1 in 6 sports-related injuries are to the head and/or face. The total rehab costs for a single knocked out tooth are more than 20 times the preventative cost for a custom-made dentist-prescribed sports mouthguard.

More Statistics

  • 39% of dental injuries are sports related
  • 80% of dental injuries occur to the upper front teeth
  • an injured player has 5 minutes to react to tooth loss
  • a single traumatic injury to teeth may never heal completely, and can create a lifetime of expensive long-term problems for the affected athlete
  • 100,000 annual emergency room visits are due to sports related cranio-facial injuries
  • An athlete is 60 times more likely to sustain damage to the teeth when not wearing a protective mouth guard
  • Each athlete in a contact sport has about 10% chance per season of an orofacial injury, or a 35% to 56% chance during his or her athletic career