Every parent is worried about their child's safety when
playing sport and even experienced sportsmen and women can
have sporting accidents. When it comes to teeth, prevention
is better than cure.
Many costly procedures could be avoided
with the use of a custom made mouthguard. Mouthguards are
dental appliances that have several vital functions. Mouthguards
protect your teeth and gums from damage due to trauma.
They also protect your jaw joints from trauma and minimise
to the brain and brain stem from twisting forces generated
during an accident.
To be effective, mouthguards have to be carefully constructed
by a qualified laboratory so they fit perfectly. For
this reason we only recommend and fit custom made mouthguards
that are individualised to the person using them and
the sport they play.
There are many types of mouthguards
from depending on the age of the patient (primary
school children to adults) and the type of activity it is
to be used in (ranging from gymnastics to professional
We do not recommend boil and bite mouthguards
as they do not provide any protection and can actually cause
harm in an accident.