School is in and sports begin again. Basketball, football, soccer, hockey, snowboarding, skiing, field hockey, lacrosse, rollerblading and baseball these are all sport that you should consider wearing a mouth guard. It’s a necessary piece of equipment for all contact sports.
A mouth guard can save your teeth and prevent concussions when you’re on the field, on the court, on the ice or just at the local skate park. Most common injury in contact sports is dental, oral facial injury which can be prevented by wearing a month guard.
There are three types of mouth guards:
- Ready-made or stock mouth guards.
- Mouth-formed “boil and bite” mouth guards.
- Custom-made mouth guard made by a Dentist’s.
These mouth guards vary in price and comfort, but all provide some protection. A mouth guard should fit properly be durable, easy to clean and not restrict your speech or breathing.
Remember damaged teeth do not grow back – protect your teeth – wear a mouth guard!