14th September 2014

Mouthguards from Beechwood Dental, Bournemouth

Summer is over and children are back at school. You might well have rushed out and bought a new sports kit, but did you purchase a Mouthguard? Would you step out onto the playing field without the proper shoes or sporting equipment? No. Treat purchasing a mouthguard like any other essential part of your sporting equipment- a must have item!

Who should wear a mouthguard?

  • Anyone playing or training for any sport where there is a possibility of contact to the face.
  • Football, hockey, baseball, basketball, skateboarding, skiing and soccer.

What is a mouthguard?

A mouthguard is a protective device that fits over the teeth.

Why wear a mouthguard?

So, what do you actually avoid when you wear mouthguards?

  • Helps prevent damaged or knocked out teeth, brocken jaws and cut lips
  • Helps to absorb and spread the impact of a blow to the face- preventing injury to mouth or jaw.

    Choosing a Mouthguard

    Every dentist worth his or her salt will recommend you use a mouthguard if you play contact sport. It is just good sense to protect yourself from harm and the costs of cosmetic dentistry if your oral state is compromised.

    Custom-Fitted Mouthguards – Only dentists may provide custom-fit mouthguards

    Dental nurses or hygienists takes asn impressioj and creates a plaster model of your teeth. Custom-fitting allows your dentist to accurately assess your mouth and provide the best fitting mouthguard for you.

  • Comfortable
  • Well-fitting
  • Allows you to speak clearly
  • Won’t move or fall out.
  • Won’t restrict your breathing

Contact us if you need a custom-fit mouthguard. Our staff can make an accurate impression of your teeth, making sure it fits on you and only you.

Boil and Bite

  • Less effective
  • Self-fitted by biting into the mould
  • May move or fall out
  • Might restrict breathing or speech

Stock bought

  • One size fits all
  • Cannot be moulded
  • Less effective
  • Moves easily
  • Restricts speech
  • May restrict breathingfive-reasons-to-wear-a-mouthguardTo find out more ring Beechwood Dental, Bournemouth on 01202 397074 or via our website


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Contact Details

Beechwood Dental Practice
8 Beechwood Ave, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 1LX

T: 01202 397074

Opening Hours
Practice Hours
Monday 08.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 08.00 - 18.45
Wednesday 08.00 - 17.30
Thursday 08.00 - 17.30
Friday 08.00 - 17.00
Hygienist Hours
Monday 08.30 - 17.00
Tuesday 08.30 - 18.30
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.15