Sports Mouth Guards

Sports Mouth Guards

If you play sports or just lead an active lifestyle, you know the importance of using the right equipment. That equipment should include protection for your smile. At Merchant Square Dental, our dentists and team can craft a custom sports mouth guard in Warwick, New York, to keep your smile safe. To get started, contact our office at 845-986-1732 and plan your visit with Dr. Syed Masihuddin or Dr. Pankaj Puri.

Our dentists and team are dedicated to keeping your smile healthy and free from discomfort. To help us do this, we provide several types of mouth guards at our office. For our athletic patients, we often recommend a type of mouth guard called an athletic mouth guard or sports guard. Sports guards fit over your teeth while you play sports and participate in other athletic activities to protect your smile from injury. Sports guards are especially important for our patients who play high-contact sports such as wrestling, football, hockey and rugby; however, all types of athletes can benefit from an athletic mouth guard. Whether you play soccer, basketball or baseball, a sports guard can be a great way to protect your smile and keep it safe.

While a number of types of athletic mouth guards are available, a custom-made mouth guard is the most effective in protecting your smile. This type of mouth guard is designed to comfortably fit your smile and prevent dental injury, such as knocked out and chipped teeth. A sports guard can also help to prevent injury to the soft tissues of the mouth, including the tongue, lips, cheeks and gums.

We invite you to contact our office today to learn more about mouth guards and their benefits. We look forward to caring for your smile!

frequently asked questions

Mouth guards are recommended for a wide range of sports, including but not limited to football, soccer, basketball, hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, wrestling, boxing, and even activities like skateboarding and mountain biking.

Custom-fitted mouth guards, provided by dental professionals, offer superior fit, comfort, and protection compared to store-bought or boil-and-bite mouth guards. They are tailored to the individual’s mouth, providing optimal coverage and stability.

Custom-fitted sports mouth guards are typically made by taking impressions of the individual’s teeth and then fabricating the mouth guard using durable materials. The process ensures a precise fit and maximum protection.

The lifespan of a sports mouth guard depends on factors such as frequency of use, intensity of sports activities, and proper care. Generally, it’s recommended to replace a mouth guard annually or sooner if it shows signs of wear or damage.

Yes, custom-fitted sports mouth guards can be designed to accommodate braces. It’s essential to inform your dentist if you wear braces so they can create a mouth guard that fits comfortably and provides adequate protection.