Dental Services

Custom-Made Mouthguards

Don’t risk it in the impact, protect it!

 Accidents happen, especially when it comes to contact or high impact sports. We believe in protecting your mouth and teeth in the best way we can: Custom-made mouthguards.

What are Custom-made Mouthguards?

Our mouthguards are appliances that are made to fit your mouth and provide protection to your teeth and jaw joints against injuries that occur while playing sports.

At Maven Dental, we recommend mouthguards for active children and adults, especially for boxing, soccer, hockey and football, as sport is one of the most common causes of dental injury.

Need to know

Appointments

  • At least 2 appointments
    • At the consultation, our dentist will examine your teeth and take impressions of your mouth for the mouthguard
    • At the next appointment, your new mouthguard will be fitted
  • Further appointments may be needed to check on the fit, for example if there are any tooth movements in a growing mouth

How long it takes?

  • The consultation usually takes 30 to 60 minutes
  • The fitting of the mouthguard will take around 30 minutes

You may be asked about

  • Your dental and medical history
  • The type of sport or fitness you play

Before your appointment

No special preparation needed

After your appointment

Follow care instructions recommended by your dentist

Quick tip

Talk to your dentist about your colour options for your custom-made mouthguard. We might be able to match your team colours.

FAQs

The cost of a custom-made mouthguard depends on your mouth as everyone is an individual and different sports may also require varying specifications. Your dentist will give you an indication of the price at your consultation appointment.

Custom-made mouthguards are painless and are specifically designed to protect your mouth from damage when you play sport. You may feel some discomfort when you first start wearing your mouthguard, however this won’t last long and should resolve once you get use to wearing it.

Custom-made mouthguards are designed to protect your mouth and teeth from injury when playing sports. These differ from mouth-formed and ready-made over the counter products. Custom-made are an exact fit to your mouth, to lessen the impact when balls, elbows, knees or anything else makes contact with your teeth or jaw.

Custom-made mouthguards are proven to be very effective at protecting your mouth and minimising injury while playing sports, especially contact sports. Providing a snug fit to your mouth, the material helps to reduce the force that may be caused by direct impact. Off-the-shelf, ready-made commercial mouthguards don’t offer the same amount of protection and are not as comfortable or retentive.