Mouthguards: Keep Your Smile Protected This Footy Season

Mouthguards: Keep Your Smile Protected This Footy SeasonIt’s football season again! On pitches across Australia, in 5-a-side social leagues, and in the Nambour Yandina FC, players are getting into their kits and strapping on their boots.

Everyone knows what goes into sporting kit, but when you think about kit, do you think about a mouth guard? At Smiles Nambour we welcome the football season but would also like to remind our patients and neighbours the need for dental safety throughout its duration, and in all sporting events

Why Should I Care About Mouth Guards?

Many people think about mouth guards with respect to fighting sports like martial arts or rugby. Sometimes the thought
extends to more violent sports like rugby or even Aussie Rules Footy. But the fact is that dentists recommend mouth guards for many, if not most, sports. Every particular sport requires a different type of protection, and in this article Smiles Nambour will lead you through what you need to know about sports, dental protection, and mouth guards.

The Importance of Mouthguards to your Teeth

The Importance of Mouthguards to your Teeth

The Importance of Mouthguards to your TeethMouthguards are one of the most important protective gears used by people who are into sports. Without this, you may harm or damage your teeth during the strong encounter or accidents.Mouthguards are flexible customised devices that are also ideal to wear while you are under orthodontic treatments, bridgework or just an advanced way to safeguard your teeth from possible trauma.

Common Types of Mouthguards

Not all mouthguards are the same. They are designed for different fit and condition with a one goal of protecting the teeth of both children and adult.