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What's the best mouth guard for athletes?

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Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dentistry - Orthodontics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Cost is issue

Custom made by your dentist is likely best.
You can buy boil and bite ones relatively cheaply that are great. If you have braces, get it from your orthodontist as they need to accommodate tooth movement.

In brief: Cost is issue

Custom made by your dentist is likely best.
You can buy boil and bite ones relatively cheaply that are great. If you have braces, get it from your orthodontist as they need to accommodate tooth movement.
Dr. Hilary Baskin
Dr. Hilary Baskin
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Dr. Adam Persky
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Best Mouth Guard

The best guard depends on many factors.
What sport do you play? Your age? Level of competition? What condition your teeth are in? We always feel the best is a custom made guard, fitted to only fit in your mouth. If done correctly, you should be able to talk, breath and function.

In brief: Best Mouth Guard

The best guard depends on many factors.
What sport do you play? Your age? Level of competition? What condition your teeth are in? We always feel the best is a custom made guard, fitted to only fit in your mouth. If done correctly, you should be able to talk, breath and function.
Dr. Adam Persky
Dr. Adam Persky
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mouth guard

Hands down, a custom made one. See your Dentist.

In brief: Mouth guard

Hands down, a custom made one. See your Dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Guards aid athletes

Mouthguards can protect teeth, jaw joints and reduce the chance of concussions.
Newer guards also improve endurance, strength, stability, flexibility and power. Examples are custom ppm and self fit power balance performance mouthguards. Old style guards ignore the bite. Newer ones consider jaw position, so they are also, more comfortable.

In brief: Guards aid athletes

Mouthguards can protect teeth, jaw joints and reduce the chance of concussions.
Newer guards also improve endurance, strength, stability, flexibility and power. Examples are custom ppm and self fit power balance performance mouthguards. Old style guards ignore the bite. Newer ones consider jaw position, so they are also, more comfortable.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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