A sports mouthguard can protect you from some serious sporting injuries, such as broken jaws, fractured, cracked or knocked-out teeth, cut lips and tongues. If you play a sport, you are at risk of injuring your teeth and mouth. Many sports have risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury.These sorts of injuries are often difficult to treat, and often involve a lifetime of expense which can lead to a lifetime of dental treatment.
It is not only obvious contact sports like rugby union, rugby league, AFL, hockey and boxing can lead to these kinds of injuries. Even sports such as cricket, basketball, netball, touch football, skateboarding and soccer, carry a risk of accidental collision, which can cause damage to the teeth and mouth.