A mouthguard is a custom made, rubber-like cover that fits exactly over your teeth and gums, cushioning them and protecting them from damage.

It is important to wear a professionally made mouthguard whenever you play sport that involves physical contact or moving objects, such as:

  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Boxing
  • Rugby

All of these sports can cause injury to your mouth if you are not protected and a mouthguard will help prevent damage to the teeth and jaws.

Another reason to wear a mouthguard is if you grind your teeth. In this instance, you may need to wear a mouthguard at night. The mouthguard creates a physical barrier between your upper and lower teeth to protect them from further damage.

Bespoke Mouthguards

After your consultation, an impression of your mouth will be taken and a bespoke mouthguard constructed by the laboratory. This creates the best-fit mouth protector.

If you require any further details about having a bespoke mouth guard please contact our practice. We will be more than happy to help you.



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