Mouthguards Gold Coast
A custom mouthguard is removable appliance made of thick, flexible material which conforms to your unique mouth. It is worn to provide maximum protection during activities where there is a chance of receiving a blow to the jaw or mouth area. Custom mouthguards are individually made on a plaster model of your teeth and professionally fitted over your teeth and braces to ensure comfort.
Why choose a custom mouthguard?
Why wear a custom mouthguard?
The Australian Dental Association recommends wearing a custom fitted mouthguard to protect your teeth, lips and nerves from contact injury during sporting games and training. Custom mouthguards are recommended for athletes with braces as well as after braces to protect your new smile.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Custom Mouthguards
How do I care for my mouthguard?
Like anything that you put in your mouth, you need to ensure that it is clean and hygienic! We recommend keeping your custom mouthguard in a mouthguard case when it’s not in use, and soaking it in an antibacterial mouthwash before and after use. If worn for long periods of time, we strongly recommend you brush your mouthguard with a toothbrush and toothpaste to ensure it’s cleanliness and the longevity of it’s plastic.
How much will my mouthguard cost?
A whole lot less than what it would cost to fix your teeth if they were damaged in a sporting injury, that’s for sure! Your orthodontist will be able to discuss to cost of the mouthguard during your consultation.
Can I wear a mouthguard if I’m wearing braces?
Yes definitely! A custom mouthguard can be worn comfortably even while wearing braces so you don’t have to worry about delaying your treatment due to sporting committments.