Why are Mouthguards/ sports Guards a critical piece of equipment for athletes?  According to the National Federation of State High School Association, “Properly fitted mouthguards have shown to reduce oral-facial injury rate significantly in sports where it has been mandated”

Mouthguards & Sport Guards are Essential for Every Athlete

Our dentists will custom fit and color your athlete’s Sports mouthguards.

Mouthguard/Sport Guards Offer 5 Points of Protection:

  • LIPS

    Prevents oral lacerations


    Absorbs and deflects impact to teeth

  • JMP

    Joint injury protection


    Absorbs lower jaw shock

  • JAW

    Helps prevent injuries

Why Should I Get a Mouthguard?

According to the CDCP, as many as 38 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur in the U.S. each year. With the growing awareness of the long-term effects of concussions, the benefits of a properly fitted lower mouthguard/ sports guard cannot be ignored. Lower Mouthguards can hold an athlete’s jaw in a stable height and position with their upper teeth, greatly reducing the lower jaw shock to the brain.

While mouthguards/sport guards cannot prevent all types of sports injuries, there are many reasons why athletes at every level should have a properly fitted mouthguards/sport guards from EPD.


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