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Mouthgards

Mouthgards are crucial during contacts sports and even use with non-contact sports can provide good protection

We are one of a few practices in Ireland and the UK to supply the POWRGARD® Mouthgards. These are specially for wearing with braces and can be difficult to source. With it's advanced technology and patented design, these mouthgards provide maximum protection and are ideal for all high impact sports. You can order these or find out more here.

An active lifestyle calls for active safety. And while helmets, goggles and knee pads have become standard equipment to protect our bodies, it’s important to remember to protect your teeth as well. Mouthguards offer an easy, reliable method to cushion your teeth during athletic and recreational activity.

Mouthguards are especially crucial during contact sports such as football, hockey or boxing where blows to the body and face are regular occurrences. But even non-contact sports such as gymnastics, and recreational pastimes such as skating or mountain biking, still pose a risk to the teeth.

When participating in any activity that may result in injury to the mouth, dentists recommend that teeth be properly shielded with some form of dental mouthguard.

Guard Your Whole Mouth

In addition to cushioning your teeth from unnecessary force, using a mouthguard can prevent injury to the tongue, lips, face and jaw. It can also prevent or lessen the effects of headaches and concussions. Patients who wear dental braces should be especially careful to protect their mouths during physical activity. Make sure to discuss your level of activity with your dentist and find out which type of dental mouthguard best fits your needs.

Contact us for our Special Prices

We can arrange a visit to your club for on-site fittings and mouth guards can also be made in your team colours! Lo Call 1890 987003.

Mullingar Dental Center - Mouthgards

Your Guide to Guards

There are three basic categories of mouthguards. Your dentist can suggest which type is right for you:

  1. Stock Mouthguards — These pre-made protectors can usually be bought wherever sporting equipment is sold. Most dentists do not recommend their use because they cannot be adjusted to your mouth and provide only limited protection. 
  2. Boil-and-Bite Mouthguards — Boil-and-Bite guards are softened with hot water and then molded over your teeth. A somewhat customized fit leads to better protection and greater ease in talking and breathing. These are also available at most sporting goods vendors. 
  3. Custom Mouthguards — Your dentist can create a custom mouthguard designed specially for your teeth. These offer the best fit, comfort and protection. and are available in different thicknesses for different age groups and sports. Our dentist will talk to you about which mouth guard is most suitable for you

Find out more about POWRGARD® Mouthgards and their advanced technology and design providing comfort and maximum protection for mouth and teeth. You can order yours or get more information here.

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