Resources about the effects of mouthguards in contact sports
Custom-made mouthguards reduce athletes’ risk of concussion, study shows.
Athletes are 60 times more likely to suffer dental facial injuries when not wearing a mouthguard.
Properly diagnosed, designed, and custom fabricated mouthguards are essential in the prevention of athletic oral/facial injuries.
Store-bought mouthguards tend to be uncomfortable due to their poor fit and retention, and may become an airway obstruction if the wearer were to become unconscious.
Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Position Paper on Sports Mouthguards
Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene
Vol 39 #6, November-December 2005
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Grin Guard pressure laminated mouthguards: A small investment protecting you and the ones you love from dental facial injuries.