Pro Shield Braces Mouthguard White
Teenagers and adults who wear braces often think they need to sacrifice their favorite sports for straight teeth and an attractive smile.The Pro Shield Braces Mouthguard usually provide a little more room than regular mouth guards, but they offer the same level of protection.
The extra width allows you to cover your braces as well as the teeth and gums Though the braces mouth guard should still fit comfortably and not impede your breathing.
The braces mouthguard is designed to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips and gums, most often it is used in contact sports, where these type of injuries are more common (basketball, football, hockey, martial arts, boxing, weight lifting & rugby).
Fitting your Braces Mouthguard
Place in boiling water for 15-20 seconds
Get out with a spoon and put in cold water for 1 second
Line up central of gum shield with centre of teeth and press firmly against teeth
Bite down firmly on the mouth guard and suck your cheeks for 10 seconds
Use fingers to press mouthguard against your teeth
Repeat these steps if the appliance is not fitting properly. If necessary use scissors to trim away any excess material.
Caring for your Braces Mouthguard
Keep in mind bacteria and fungi can gradually colonize used mouth guards, so it’s important to clean them after taking them out. Brushing with a toothbrush, along the mouthguard with toothpaste cleans the mouth guard effectively. Or you can rinse them with an anti-microbial solution.
Popping in mouth guard before playing sports is the most effective way of protecting braces while enjoying healthy exercise.