GUM-SHIELDYou who are active in sports where you risk damaging your teeth, must have a protection. The most common are so-called oral additional protection, such as grids. These are attached directly to the helmet and captures blow to the face, the teeth and jaws. In sports where it is not used protection for the head, it is possible to use intraoral protection on the teeth. But such can never fully replace a good extraorally protection.
The intraoral protection cover in addition to your teeth even part of the jawbone. This means that the risk of rejected teeth and käkfrakturer significantly reduced.
Production of intraoral protection
Your dentist begins to take an impression of your teeth and sends it to a dental technician, who produces the mouthpiece of a plastic material. A mouthguard can be designed differently depending on the sport you practice. If you want, you can also get it with different color combinations. Some feel that they get more saliva when they use his mouth. It usually usually wear off after a while.
You should be careful to clean your teeth protection every time you used it. Brush with a soft toothbrush and clean in all the nooks. Use toothpaste that tastes better! When not using protection, you can store it in a box.
If it breaks down?
If the gumshield breaks you need to let your dentist look at it. You should have it with you at all dental visits.