Mouthguards are a good way to protect your teeth, jaw, and head when playing physical sports. Custom-made mouthguards typically offer the best protection, because they are moulded to precisely fit your mouth.
Dental-related injuries are some of the most common experienced by athletes, according to the Australian Society of Orthodontists. They also claim that just a third of children aged 5-17 wear mouthguards while playing sports1.
Mouthguards are commonly used to protect the teeth from damage during physical activity. Here’s more about whether or not you should wear one, how it can help and how you can get the right one for you.