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Protecting Your Teeth During Sports with Under Armour Mouthguards

August 10th, 2017 | by Riverside Dental | in Dental Health |    0   

Teeth Whitening.jpgSports are a great way to form bonds, stay in shape, and reach goals. While there are lots of benefits, there is one drawback. You can damage or injure your teeth while playing contact sports like hockey, football, and basketball. To be safe, you can protect your teeth and gums with a custom-made Under Armour Mouthguard.

Same Fit as the Pros

It's impossible to get a perfect fit when you buy a mouthguard off the shelf at a retail store. When a mouthguard doesn't fit properly, it can slide out of place, meaning it won't offer you the protection you need if you are hit on the field, court, or ice.

Dentists use dental impressions from their patients to create Under Armour Mouthguards. Your mouthguard will fit your teeth exactly as it should. It will stay in place, even if you are hit hard during a sporting event. This extra level of protection is critical for your teeth.

Additional Benefits

While teeth are your main concern when it comes to purchasing a mouthguard, Under Armour Mouthguards have performance enhancing benefits as well. The manufacturers use Armour Bite Power Wedges to prevent wearers from clenching their teeth, which is a natural reaction in contact sports. Clenching the teeth reduces the airflow and causes the body to release cortisol. That affects performance by reducing strength and endurance, as well as slowing down the athlete's reaction time. By preventing this issue, Under Armour Mouthguards help athletes perform better, whether they are on the field, the court, or the ice.

Your teeth are one of your most important assets. They help you with everything from eating to keep your bone density at the right levels. They even help you attract potential dates. With that in mind, consider getting an Under Armour Mouthguard. These custom-made mouthguards have just what you need to protect your pearly whites.

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