FREE SHIPPING OVER $65

JOIN REWARDS PROGRAM

Why Do Athletes Wear Mouth Guards?

Why Do Athletes Wear Mouth Guards?

Why wear a mouthguard in sports?

With every new sports season, the first thing that should come to mind is making sure you have all the necessary equipment. One of the most important pieces of equipment is your sports mouth guard.

You may wonder why so many athletes of all levels wear mouthguards? In fact, there's an important statistic from the American Dental Association stating that more than 200,000 oral injuries are prevented each year by their use.

No matter the sport you play, at Nxtrnd mouthguards, we recommend you always wear a mouth guard. 

Here are 5 reasons why athletes wear mouth guard:

1) Mouth guards are designed to protect the teeth

In all sports, accidental injuries are sometimes part of the game. There is less room for flexibility inside the mouth, and a blow towards the teeth or gums may fracture the jawbone and cause serious tooth related injuries.

In addition, properly fitted mouth guards protect the soft tissues of the lips, cheeks, gums and tongue by covering the sharp surfaces of the teeth that can cause cuts on impact.

2) Mouth guards reduce the risk of injury

Because sports like football and basketball are fast paced and involve close contact, dental injuries are a comon occurences. For this, many athletes wear mouth guards as a helpful precaution to lower the risk of injuries while playing the sport.

Nxtrnd Mouthguards offer a wide variety of mouthguards that are made of thermoplastic materials. The guards offer a custom snug fit and remain durable, flexible and comfortable to wear.

3) Mouth guards are easy to maintain

There are billions of bacteria living inside your mouth at any given time. If no regular oral hygiene is practiced, many of these bacteria build up as plaque causing tooth decay and gingivitis which can lead to gum disease. Because your mouth guard comes in direct contact with these bacteria, it is just as important to clean and care for your mouth guard as it is for your mouth.

Maintaining your mouth guard is quick and easy. It simply takes a toothbrush, some soap and water, or a antimicrobial mouthwash to clean it and maintain good oral health.

4) Mouth guards are cheaper than dental repair

Dental treatment costs very depending on the complexity of the procedure. If a tooth gets knocked out while playing your sport, it's repair could cost somewhere close to $20,000 per tooth. The cost of a mouth guard becomes very low when compared to these intricate procedures and their inflated prices.

We know that wearing a mouth guard can help preserve and protect the teeth and jaw from injuries and avoid unnecessary hefty dental bills. 

At Nxtrnd, we take pride in offering high-quality mouthguards at affordable prices.

5) Mouth guards helps you play better

Like Deion Sanders said "You look good, you feel good, you play good", mouth guards provide athletes with a sense of reassurance enabling them to worry less, concentrate more on the game and perform better. In fact, our mouth guards are designed to be molded precisely to your teeth offering incredible comfort. Their custom fit makes them effective, comfortable, and enables ease of speech and breathability

To find a guard specifically designed for your sport, please see our "How to choose the right mouthguard" guide.

 

Post a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

[ BEST-SELLERS ]

MOST POPULAR

SELLING FAST
Regular price $45.00 USD
Sale price $45.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
The VZR1™ Collection is built to increase and sharpen eyesight for faster reaction times on the field. The Clear VZR1™ lens is made from our proprietary HIP™, a highly impact resistant polycarbonat...
SELLING FAST
Regular price from $19.00 USD
Sale price from $19.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Introducing the XTD™ Padded Football Socks. Made of a unique moisture-wicking fabric that keeps your feet cool and dry, no matter the conditions. The underfoot of the sock is textured to help lock ...
Choose Options
SELLING FAST
Regular price from $17.00 USD
Sale price from $17.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Designed to protect the legs from turf burns and skin abrasions. Made from our unique cotton/nylon blend that wicks away moisture to keep the calves cool, dry, and compressed. The Nxtrnd™ Scrunch L...
Choose Options
SELLING FAST
Regular price $25.00 USD
Sale price $25.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Introducing the NXTRND Quarter Socks. Made of a unique moisture-wicking fabric that keeps your feet cool and dry, no matter the conditions. The underfoot of the sock is textured to help lock your f...
Choose Options
SELLING FAST
Regular price from $30.00 USD
Sale price from $30.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Introducing the G1™ Gloves. Designed with superior grip and durability in mind. The palms are infused with NXT-Grip technology for a consistent stick and reinforced stitching for added strength. Th...
Choose Options
SELLING FAST
Regular price $45.00 USD
Sale price $45.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
The B-Plate™ Back plate delivers unrivaled comfort and protection. The NXT-Foam and curved shape improves comfort and fit, while the lightweight vented shell allows for maximum airflow and superior...
SALE
Regular price from $52.00 USD
Sale price from $52.00 USD
Regular price $57.00 USD
Unit price
per 
Introducing the XTD™ Padded Football Sock 3-Pack. Made of a unique moisture-wicking fabric that keeps your feet cool and dry, no matter the conditions. The underfoot of the sock is textured to help...
Choose Options
Regular price $12.00 USD
Sale price $12.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Ultra slim and made of an absorbent cotton terry fabric, our bicep bands wick away sweat while keeping you drippy on the field. They can be worn on your forearms, arms and calves and fit both adult...
Regular price $16.00 USD
Sale price $16.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Designed with the latest microfiber technology to keep your hands dry and your football visor clean. This ultra-absorbent towel is lightweight, thin, and quick drying. Featuring a hook and loop clo...
SELLING FAST
Regular price $16.00 USD
Sale price $16.00 USD
Regular price
Unit price
per 
Introducing the TWO™ Mouthguard. With its highly absorbent X-Grip bite-pads, oversized NXT breathing hole, and reinforced strap system, this mouthguard is designed to provide the protection you nee...