Who should wear a mouthguard?
Anyone participating in a sport that contains a chance of injury to teeth, jaws, or oral soft tissues, or which shows a potential risk of concussion could benefit from the use of a mouthguard. In general, anyone participating in a contact or collision sport should use a properly fitted and properly worn mouthguard. Participants in an indivudial sport, such as rollerblading or skateboarding, should also use a mouthguard.
Dr Howarth is a fellow in the Academy for Sports Dentistry and Member of the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey. He provides multi-laminated custom mouth guards which provide the best protection from injury.
When properly fitted, mouthguards should provide the ultimate protection for the athlete with no hinderence to performance.
Never play without the proper equipment as extensive injuries can be prevented with the proper mouth guard! We can protect your smile for life with our custom fitting mouth guards.