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Custom Athletic Mouthguards Protect Your Smile this Sports Season

September 11, 2014

144324835As adults and children from across the country gear up to play their favorite sports, it’s important to remember a vital piece of protective equipment: an athletic mouthguard. Proven to help prevent a variety of severe orofacial injuries across a broad spectrum of activities, custom athletic mouthguards are just as important as the helmets and pads you wear while you play. At Anderson Family Dental in Colorado Springs, CO, Dr. Erick T. Anderson and Dr. Richard L. Anderson offer families from throughout the area an extensive selection of preventive dentistry solutions, including custom athletic mouthguards.

Why Choose Custom Athletic Mouthguards?

While it is true that you can find athletic mouthguards on the shelves at your local pharmacy or sporting goods store, these generic oral appliances simply cannot defend against injury as effectively as a customized mouthguard from your dentist. Because a custom athletic mouthguard is precisely modeled to fit your unique dentition, it is substantially more comfortable and will not shift in the mouth during rigorous gameplay.

According to the ADA, custom athletic mouthguards are strongly recommended for use in the following sports and recreational activities, among others:

  • Baseball, basketball, softball, and racquetball
  • Soccer, football, squash, and field hockey
  • Weightlifting, boxing, and wrestling
  • Surfing, water polo, and skateboarding
  • Equestrian events
  • Ice hockey and inline skating
  • Extreme sports

With a custom sports mouthguard from Anderson Family Dental, you can protect your smile from potentially serious injuries, including knocked out teeth, partially dislodged teeth, soft tissue injuries, broken jaws, and even concussions.

Protect Precious Smiles with an Athletic Mouthguard

Are your children planning on participating in football, baseball, softball, karate, or any other contact sport this season? Make sure that their pearly whites are adequately protected with custom athletic mouthguards from Anderson Family Dental. Our doctors and team genuinely look forward to helping you keep your family’s smiles safe and healthy this busy sports season and all year round. Contact our office in Colorado Springs, CO today to schedule your free consultation. Our family-friendly dental practice proudly serves patients from communities in Fort Carson, Stratmoor, Falcon, Black Forest, and more.

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