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, […]