Park Royal Dentistry

Dental Clinic in West Mississauga, Clarkson & Oakville

905-822-1931

2425 Truscott Drive, Unit 17 (the Park Royal Plaza) in Mississauga, Clarkson, L5J 2B4

Mouthguards

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Mouthguards are flexible dental appliances worn by athletes to protect teeth from possible damage. They are usually made of plastic materials that fit comfortably over your teeth and gums. There are over the counter variations available, but for the highest level of protection we recommend a custom fitted mouthguard that is made specifically for your smile.

Mouthguards prevent the lower jaw from impacting into the upper jaw averting major injuries such as concussions, jaw fractures, neck injuries as well as limiting bruising and laceration of the lips and cheeks.

Whenever there is a possibility of contact either with other competitors or any immovable objects we highly recommend the use of a mouthguard.
Many schools and sports leagues require the wearing of mouthguards during both practice and actual competition. Even if this is not mandatory, mouthguards should be worn during active involvement in sports.

Parents in particular should ensure that children, who may not be aware of or fully understand the potential dangers, protect their winning smiles through the use of mouthguards.