Q and A

Q: Why are mouth guards important?

A: Mouth guards protect teeth, lips, cheeks and tongue from trauma

Q: When should I wear a mouth guard?

A: Due to the risk of falls or head contact with other players and equipment, mouth guards should be worn whenever you are engaged in an activity.

Q: Can I wear a Denta-Gard® mouthguard with braces?

A: Yes. Denta-Gard® was designed by an Orthodontist to fit comfortably over orthodontic appliances.

Q: Do I need to boil the Denta-Gard® to fit it to my mouth?

A: No. There is no need to boil or mold. Its' durable, yet soft material will fit comfortably and securely in your mouth.

Q: Do sports mouthguards prevent concussions?

A: Denta-Gard sports mouthguards help reduce the risk of concussions, but they do not completely prevent them. Denta-Gard's are soft and provide cushioning that helps absorb the impact from a blow to the head. However, scientific research indicates that no mouthguard can completely prevent a concussion.

Q: Is there a difference between mouth protectors and mouth guards?

A: No. The two terms are used interchangeably.

Q: There are many different types of mouth guards. Which is best for me?

A: It is recommended to select a comfortable mouthguard that provides protection to both upper and lower teeth. Most dentist feel Denta-Gard® is the most suitable option.

Q: Can I wear Denta-Gard® at night when I sleep?

A: Yes. Empirical research supports sleeping with a Denta-Gard®. Most people scissor it in half and wear over their lower teeth. Consult your dentist before using a Denta-Gard® as a night guard.

Q: Where can I buy a Denta-Gard® mouthguard?

A: Your family dentist, orthodontist or visit MouthGuardPro.com

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