Over the years, many studies and tests have analyzed and diagnosed the various types of mouth guards and the materials they are made of. However, because this tests have never exactly revealed the ideal properties of the perfect mouth guard material, we took things into our own hands.
At Nxtrnd Mouthguards, we study the improvements in mouthguard performance through increases in energy absorption and reductions in transmitted forces. To better understand these factors and to determine how to design our mouthguards, we measure energy variations through different mouthguard designs.
We get asked regularly if different sports present enough risk to the mouth and head area to wear a mouthguard. One of the activities we get asked about when it comes to wearing a mouthguard is Mountain Biking and RoadCycling.
Properly fitting your mouth guard is crucial for getting the best protection possible. When a mouthguard fits well, it will successfully absorb and disperse impact that might otherwise cause broken teeth, jaw injuries, and cuts to the lips, tongue or face.
Regardless of the type of mouthguard you choose, it's important to note that the quality of protection is directly related to the quality of the product. We recommend that anyone who participates in sports, no matter the level, should wear a mouth guard.
In the United States alone, sporting accidents are one of the most common causes of dental injury. Producing well above $300 million dollars’ worth of dental fees, more than 10 million teeth are knocked out or broken every year