A mouth guard is used to protect your teeth during contact sports or sports where there is a risk of falling.The kids mouthguards acts as shock absorbed and a properly fitted kids mouthguards can help prevent chipped or broken teeth, certain kinds of concussions or headaches that result from your lower jaw slamming up against your upper jaw. Kids Mouthguards last between a season and 2-3 years depending on the age of the player. Children up to the age of 15 usually require new mouthguards every year. Older children and adults may not grow, but the kids mouthguards will wear down and should be checked every year and depending on usage may need to be changed.
Proper custom-made kids mouthguards allows you to
- Allow you to breathe freely and Communicate effectively
- Are comfortable, enabling you to concentrate and play confidently
- Has warranty and are claimable on your dental health fund
- Available in many colours. All safe, containing no cadmium or heavy metals
- Comes with protective case and has name and number inside mouthguard
- Recommended for children wearing orthodontic bands
The Dental Health Foundation and the Australian Dental Association strongly recommend dental impressions be taken of your teeth. From that mould of your teeth a professional individually designed kids mouthguard can be manufactured to give you the best chance of your teeth and bones surviving a big hit or a wayward ball or stick.
A boil and bite mouthguard is not recommended, it is false economy buying a cheap over the counter product. It is difficult to fit with a risk of burning your mouth, they can make you gag and it is uncomfortable to wear by not staying in place making it almost impossible to talk and breathe. Players have been known to choke during sport after swallowing this type of product and as they do not fit well the teeth that they touch are more prevalent to be knocked out on impact.