Sports Mouthguards

Sports Mouthguards

At Smile Hawthorn, we always recommend a custom fitting mouthguard for playing sports.

Mouthguards act to absorb part of the impact to reduce trauma forces going to your teeth.

Mouthguards can come in an assortment of colours to match your gaming life.

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What sports are mouthguards recommended for?

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Sports injuries can result in serious damage to the teeth and mouth, including broken of knocked out teeth, cut and scrapes to the lips and gums and even jaw fractures. Wearing a mouthguard can help prevent these types of injuries by providing a cushion for your teeth and gums and absorbing some of the impact from a blow to the face.

Contact and High Impact Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Hockey
  • Martial Arts
  • Skating/Skateboarding
  • Squash
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing
  • Football/Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • "Extreme Sports"

Dr Andrew's Pro-Tip: Make a Custom Guard

Custom mouthguards offer significant benefits over boil-and-bite and the DIY guards.

  • It is specially designed to fit the exact contours of your mouth and gums.
  • They can be more resilient and sturdy.
  • They are designed to accomodate 'your' bite.
  • Allow for normal speech and breathing.
  • Easier to clean as they are one continuous piece.
  • Only dental professionals can design and manufacture a custom-fitted mouthguard that provides adequte protection.
  • If properly used, stored, and checked by your dentist every year, a custom-fitted mouthguard should last several seasons.
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The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional. the world smiles with you

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