Protecting your child's smile while playing sports is essential. Choosing the correct mouth guard is essential. There are three basic types of mouth guards. The stock mouth protectors, boil and bite mouth protectors, custom fitted mouth protectors.
When choosing a mouth guard to be sure to choose one that is tear-resistant and comfortable to your child's mouth, easy to keep clean and does not stop breathing. If your child wearing orthotics or a retainer it is imperative those children wearing a mouth guard. Your dentist can show your child how to use a mouth guard correctly and how to choose the correct mouth guard. Similar to a retainer, orthotics, or any special dental device, it is important to take care of your baby's mouth guard by keeping it properly and keeping it clean.