Gum Shields (Mouthguards)

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Gum shields are highly recommended to protect the upper from teeth from trauma.

There are two groups of high risk of individuals who may be susceptible to dental trauma:

  • Patients partaking in contact sports (eg football, rugby, hockey)
  • Patients with protruding upper front teeth

A custom fitted mouthguard is a safe, cost-effective way to protect the teeth. This is the ‘gold standard’ of mouthguards.