In contact sports mouth guards are an essential piece of equipment. Any athlete, of any age, that participates in any sports such as should be wearing a mouth guard:
- …any sport where contact is a possibility.
Wearing a mouth guard helps prevent against structural damage to your teeth and jaw and also helps prevent injuries such as lacerations to your cheeks, tongue, and lips. Mouth guards have also been shown to help decrease the risk of concussions.
If purchasing a mouth guard from a sporting goods store you should be aware that it is not going to provide the best level of protection, may be ill-fitting and uncomfortable.
For the highest level of comfort and protection, Dr. Krueger can provide you with a custom mouth guard. A custom mouth guard is created specifically for the optimal protection of YOUR mouth. It is created with thin plastic that is hardened to protect your teeth. The thinness of the custom mouth guard allows for easy breathing and also allows for easy communication (especially important for you star quarterbacks calling out the signals)
Call Dr. Krueger today for a custom mouth guard to protect your teeth and ensure that you maintain the highest level of performance on the field, court, or rink.