When someone mentions protective gear for athletes, you probably think of helmets, shin guards, or knee pads. But here’s a surprising fact most people don’t know: of all sports injuries incurred, up to 40% involve an athlete’s face. Your precious smile may be at more risk than you’d realized! At Dr. Radz’s Denver office, we provide comfortable, effective, custom-made mouthguards to minimize possible injuries to your teeth and jaw. Whether you’re a hockey player or a skateboarder, a professional mouthguard can keep your teeth safe during activity.
There are several types of mouthguards available, including ready-made mouthguards you can buy at a department or sports apparel store. But mouthguards that are not made specifically for your mouth and with your needs in mind can be bulky, inhibit normal breathing and speaking, and be difficult to keep in your mouth during play. […]