Protect Your Child From Injury With Custom MouthGaurd
Sports can allow your child to discover new interests, stay active, and develop their coordination and social skills. But there's also a risk of injury in many sporting activities, including to the teeth and mouth which we can’t ignore. An injury to the mouth, can cause serious problems especially for a child or young adolescent whose teeth are still developing, can have a remarkable negative effect on their oral health. A knocked-out tooth or jaw injury is of course painful for your child and replacing a tooth can take a hit to your wallet, too!
When it comes to teeth or mouth injuries, the best preventive measure is for your child to wear an custom mouthguard, especially for contact sports like football, hockey or soccer. Taking effective steps to protect your child’s teeth in sports is the best way to lessen their risk of injury (and your risk of a high dental bill).
What is mouthgaurd
A mouthguard is a very functional thing that protects you from injury and many serious dental problems. It’s a defensive device for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and minimize injury to the teeth, arches, soft tissues of the mouth, lips and gums. Typically, Impact Dental mouthguards have the following qualities: They do not limit your breathing, Do not affect how you speak, Fit firmly in place when in use, Offer you a high degree of fit and comfort, Are long- lasting and very easy to clean, Are tasteless, odorless, tear-resistant, and resilient.
Using custom mouthguard
Impact Dental Mouthguards are made by a dentist or a dental technician to fit the person’s mouth. They are separately created and fitted for comfort and can be made for any size mouth or unique dental consideration. They provide the high level of protection due to their close fit, comfort and shock absorption effect. Although they are the most expensive option. However, the cost of an injury to the teeth or jaw will be a lot more expensive and they are designed to fit perfectly in your mouth with no adjustments needed. We always recommend this guard as your best alternative for protecting your child athlete from tooth and mouth damage.
If you would like more information on the use of Impact Dental Mouthguards for young athletes, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation.