Custom Mouthguards

Let’s safeguard your smile

Regardless of the sport you’re playing, win or lose, a good mouthguard will keep your smile intact.

Smiling in record time

It takes two simple appointments to get a custom-fitted mouthguard, but the comfort is well worth the wait! You’ll zip in and out of your first appointment in under 15 minutes. That’s all the time the Keys Dental team need to take an impression of your teeth so we can get start with making your mouthguard. You’ll also get to choose the colour and the design of your mouthguard in this appointment. So bring the bling!

After a week or two you’ll come in for your fitting appointment. Again, it’ll take less than 15 minutes, but it’s enough time to make sure you’re getting a perfect fit for your mouth and teeth. A perfect fit means maximum protection.

The FAQs on Mouthguards

How does a mouthguard work?Icons/Icon_ArrowDown_48x48_Grey

Custom-fitted mouthguards fit snuggly in your mouth protecting your teeth and gums. During impact, a snug fitting mouthguard safely absorbs and dissipates the force. And that’s what we want your mouthguard to do.

What mouthguard should you wear?Icons/Icon_ArrowDown_48x48_Grey

Custom-fitted mouthguards provide the best protection and comfort for you because they are designed to fit the contours of your mouth. So it will stay snug in your mouth while you’re wearing it. A mouthguard that stays firmly in place will enable you to breathe and talk comfortably while giving you maximum protection. For this reason, we always recommend you get a proper custom-fitted mouthguard.

What’s wrong with over-the-counter mouthguards?Icons/Icon_ArrowDown_48x48_Grey

Over-the-counter mouthguards don’t provide a perfectly snug fit. This means they can move around in your mouth. And if it’s moving, it’s not providing the best protection for you. In fact, it can even lead to other complications like impaired breathing, affected speech or worse, it could become wedged in the back of the throat.

Look after your mouthguard and it’ll look after youIcons/Icon_ArrowDown_48x48_Grey

Your mouthguard should be treated like a prized piece of your sporting equipment. So handle it with care. Rule number one, mouthguards do not like the sun, so store yours in a clean and moisture-free container.

You should always wash your mouthguard after using it. And it’s a good idea to ask your dentist to check your mouthguard regularly, this is especially important for children, because their teeth and mouth are still constantly changing