It is a statistic that most athletes may not be aware of, but 5 million teeth in the United States alone are lost to injury or trauma during sports. This type of oral trauma can be reduced or eliminated in most cases by wearing proper mouth protection. There are one-size-fits-all mouthguards you can buy in stores, but they neither fit well nor work well. If they don't fit well, they will not offer the necessary protection, and if they don't work well, they will hinder your best athletic performance. The American Dental Association recommends wearing custom-made mouthguards that our practice can provide for you for the following sports:
Acrobatics, basketball, boxing, field hockey, football, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, shotputting, skateboarding, skiing, skydiving, soccer, squash, surfing, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling.
Connecticut Family Dental
171 Grandview Avenue, Suite 103
Waterbury, CT 06708