Protective Equipment: How Do You Define Proper Protection?
How do you define proper protection? When it comes to mouthguards, it all starts with at least 4mm of protection in the important impact zones — the areas in front of the teeth and under the molars. That is the minimum amount of material needed to properly protect your teeth, gums and jaw when an […]
Take Your Athlete’s Protection To The Next Level
When purchasing protective equipment for your athlete you want to spend your money wisely, especially when you have multiple pieces of gear you need to buy. But there is one area you certainly shouldn’t skimp on: facial protection. While you may initially balk at the cost of a custom mouthguard (versus a cheap boil-and-bite), there […]
Fall Head Over Heels For The Real Gift Of Love: A Custom Mouthguard
Valentine’s Day may have passed, but February is still the month of love. It’s never too late to fall head over heels, but it’s also important to make sure that your favorite athlete is looking for the right one. The right mouthguard, that is. While Cupid typically gifts flowers or boxes of chocolate, here’s why […]
2 To 3 Reasons Why You Need A Custom Mouthguard As 2022 Becomes 2023
The New Year is always a good time for change. A fresh start. A new chance to achieve goals and make resolutions. As the year changes from 2022 to 2023, here are 2 to 3 reasons — get it?! — why you need a custom mouthguard: Trust The Experts Both the American Dental Association (ADA) […]
3 Ways To Give Thanks With A Custom Mouthguard
November is the month of showing thanks. That makes it the perfect time of year to thank your athletes and demonstrate your appreciation. What’s the best way of showing your gratitude? Is there something functional that they can use during competition, but also meaningful that they’ll cherish it? You’ve come to the right place! Here […]
3 Ways To Optimize Your Fantasy Team And Draft The Top Mouthguard
Fantasy football season is already in gear, and if you play, it is probably consuming your days and nights. If only you could go back in time a few weeks and draft player X instead of player Y! Well, we can’t reverse time, but we can help you prepare better for your next fantasy draft. […]
Team Sports: Three Tips To Help You Onboard New Athletes
The past few weeks have seen the NBA, NHL and MLB all conduct their 2022 drafts, and now have incoming rookies — new professional athletes — coming into their facilities. It is an exciting time for those young players and the teams that drafted them; but it’s also a critical time. Getting new athletes acclimated […]
Communication Is Key To Team Sports. So How Do Your Players Communicate?
Communication is key to all forms of interpersonal interaction. Whether it’s a relationship between two people or colleagues working together, good communication is essential to success. And that’s especially true when it comes to team sports. Of course, it’s not as simple as just telling your athletes to talk to one another. Your players may […]
Don’t Be Fooled This April: What Makes A Real Custom Mouthguard?
April is the month for fooling, but while April 1 has already passed, you still need to be vigilant about companies trying to trick you. Many mouthguard brands claim to have “custom” or “semi-custom” boil-and-bite mouthguards — but do not be fooled by the imitators! What’s the difference between a true custom and a quote-unquote […]
Important Answers To Your Most Pressing Mouthguard-Related Questions
With sports fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about athletic gear for your players. You’ve got mouthguard questions. We’ve got mouthguard answers: Q: Any Mouthguard Counts As Approved Protection, Right? A: The American Dental Association and the Academy for Sports Dentistry recommend a professionally made, properly fitted custom mouthguard for all contact and collision sports. Additionally, […]
3 Ways A Custom Mouthguard Is Like Your Heart
What’s one of the first images that comes to mind when you think about Valentine’s Day? Assuming you said ‘heart,’ you’re correct! V-day is all about matters of the heart. But unlike the heart-shaped candies and cards given out this time of year, the human heart is an oddly shaped and integral part to keeping […]
Don’t Let Your Teeth Chatter This Winter. Get Cozy With A Custom Mouthguard.
Have you ever been outside in the frigid cold and had your teeth uncontrollably chatter? If you were wearing enough layers, a warm winter coat, hat and gloves, that likely wouldn’t have happened. Mouthguards are just like that much-needed cold weather attire — the purpose is to keep you comfortable and protected from the elements. […]
The “Post-Thanksgiving Day Meal Stretchy Pants” Of Mouthguards
Thanksgiving is in just a few short weeks. As you prepare the turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings, there is one other necessity you need to have for the big day — your favorite pair of post-meal comfy, stretchy pants. Notorious for pushing the limits of your waistband and requiring instant comfort, the Thanksgiving Day […]
Player Protection: Leaves Should Fall, Not Mouthguards.
It’s October — the time of year when all the leaves start falling. You know what shouldn’t be falling though? Your players’ mouthguards. Unlike falling leaves, a falling mouthguard is not pretty. It means three things: poor fit, discomfort and improper protection — not to mention dirt and germs. Imagine your seat belt dropping off […]
FACT: Fall Is Fast Approaching. Are Your Players Properly Protected?
Summer is (somehow already) nearing a close, and as vacation season starts to wrap up its time to start prepping for the upcoming season. With fall fast approaching, it’s important that you begin researching, planning and arranging for your athletes’ proper protection. What does proper protection entail? Here are the important facts to pay attention […]
Custom Mouthguards: Remove The Gag, Increase Performance
One of the main complaints that athletes have about mouthguards is that they are uncomfortable, and oftentimes, make them gag. Since athletes have a 33-56% chance of receiving an injury to the mouth or face during their playing career, and with a lifetime cost of approximately $20,000 just for one broken tooth, it’s extremely important […]
Braces Are Uncomfortable. Mouthguards For Braces Don’t Have To Be.
If you ever had to wear braces, you likely know how uncomfortable they are. If you ever had to wear braces and play sports, you definitely know how uncomfortable they are. When it comes to your athletes with braces, adding a mouthguard to the mix — while a definite necessity — is a recipe for […]
This St. Patrick’s Day, Don’t Rely On Luck To Keep Your Athletes Safe
While St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate Irish heritage and culture, the “luck of the Irish” is something that doesn’t always apply to sports. Particularly when it comes to injuries. Sure, when someone takes a brutal hit and walks away unscathed, you may hear someone exclaim how “lucky” they are. In reality, luck […]
Send Your Athlete A Valentine’s Gift They’ll Fall In Love With
Valentine’s Day is just a few short days away and — like many others — you’re probably still searching for the perfect gift. Well, if your loved one is an athlete, we know exactly where your search should take you: a custom mouthguard. Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a custom mouthguard: 1. Like […]
New Year. New Mouthguard. New You. Kick Off 2021 With A Gladiator!
Welcome to 2021! A new year always brings about change, and it’s the perfect time to focus on you and your needs for the year ahead. You want to make sure you get off on the right foot and start the year in style. If the previous year taught us anything, it’s that you should […]