Does my child need a mouth guard?

Posted Aug 20th, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Does my child need a mouth guard?

Mouth guards are recommended for children who play any sport that may cause them to sustain an injury to the face, mouth, or head. Custom mouth guards available from your dentist are the best option to protect your child's teeth. 


Your child should wear a mouth guard if they participates in any sport where the head might come into contact with other players or sports equipment.

A mouth guard is a dental appliance that is worn over the top teeth to protect the teeth, face, jaw and head from injury when playing sports.

Because one-size-fits-all mouth guards are they're not properly fitted to the wearer's teeth, they aren't as comfortable, or as effective as custom-made mouth guards.

For the best comfort, fit and protection, custom-made dental mouth guards from your dental office are the most effective option. 

In two brief appointments at your dentist's office, your child can have a custom mouth guard that will keep their face, mouth and head protected during sports and activities.

To book an appointment to have your child fitted for a custom mouth guard, contact our children's dentists in Delta

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