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Sports Mouthguard

Play Safe, Protect Your Smile

A mouthguard is a specially made, rubber-like cover which fits exactly over your teeth and gums, cushioning and protecting them from damage. They may even help prevent concussion and damage caused by a heavy blow. Mouthguards not only protect your teeth but also your gums, lips, and tongue from cuts and injuries during contact sports or accidents. Our dentist will be able to make you a mouthguard specifically for your mouth to help give you proper protection.

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Types of Sports Mouthguards

Stock Mouthguards

These pre-made mouthguards offer basic protection but often lack a proper fit, making them less comfortable and effective.

Boil-and-Bite Mouthguards

Boil-and-bite mouthguards can be customised to some extent. You soften them in hot water and then bite down to create a semi-custom fit.

Custom-Fitted Mouthguards

Custom-fitted mouthguards, like those offered at Tonbridge Gentle Dental, provide the best fit and protection. They are designed specifically for your mouth, ensuring maximum comfort and safety.

Benefits of Custom Sports Mouthguards

Custom sports mouthguards offer several significant benefits, making them the preferred choice for athletes looking to protect their dental health while engaging in sports activities. Here are some of the key advantages:


Superior Comfort

Custom sports mouthguards are designed specifically for your mouth. They provide an exceptional fit that ensures comfort during prolonged wear. Athletes can focus on their performance without the distraction of an ill-fitting mouthguard.

Optimal Protection

These mouthguards offer the highest level of protection against dental injuries. They effectively absorb and disperse impact forces, reducing the risk of teeth fractures, chipping, or even tooth loss. Additionally, they provide protection for the gums, lips, and tongue from cuts and injuries during contact sports or accidents.

Enhanced Performance

A well-fitted custom mouthguard allows athletes to breathe and communicate more easily during sports activities. This improved airflow can have a positive impact on athletic performance, particularly in endurance sports.


Custom mouthguards are built to last. They are constructed from high-quality materials that can withstand the rigors of sports, ensuring long-term use and protection.

Custom Craftsmanship

Dentists specialising in custom mouthguards take precise impressions of your dental structure. This level of customization ensures that the mouthguard fits perfectly, providing the highest level of protection and comfort.

Reduced Injury Risk

By preventing dental injuries, custom sports mouthguards also reduce the risk of associated health issues and the potential for costly dental treatments and restorations.

Peace of Mind

Athletes who wear custom mouthguards have the peace of mind that they are taking proactive steps to protect their dental health. This confidence can boost performance and overall well-being.

When would I need a mouthguard?

A sports mouthguard is essential in various situations to protect your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. You would need a sports mouthguard:

Team Sports

If you participate in contact sports such as rugby, football, hockey, or boxing, a mouthguard is crucial. These sports involve physical contact and a higher risk of dental injuries due to collisions or impacts.

Individual Sports

Even in individual sports like cycling, skateboarding, or martial arts, where you may not have direct contact with opponents, accidents can still happen. A mouthguard provides protection if you fall or experience unexpected impacts.

Recreational Activities

Engaging in recreational activities like mountain biking, rollerblading, or skateboarding carries a risk of falls and injuries. Wearing a mouthguard during these activities can prevent dental trauma.

Children in Sports

Children and teenagers involved in any sports or physical activities should wear mouthguards. Their developing teeth are more vulnerable to damage, and a mouthguard can safeguard their oral health.

Orthodontic Treatment

If you have braces or other orthodontic appliances, a mouthguard is essential. It helps protect both your teeth and the orthodontic hardware, reducing the risk of damage during sports.

Grinding and Clenching

Some individuals grind or clench their teeth during physical exertion or competition. A custom mouthguard can protect teeth from wear and damage caused by this habit.

How much does it cost?

A custom-made mouthguard costs just £74.60 which includes the appointment to have the impression of your teeth taken. It’s well worth the cost to provide the reassurance that you are properly protected.

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Why choose Tonbridge Gentle Dental for Sports Mouthguards?

  • Customised Fit: Tailored to your mouth shape for maximum comfort and protection during sports activities.
  • Optimal Protection: Superior defence against impacts, reducing the risk of dental injuries, fractures, and concussions.
  • Expertise: Crafted by experienced dental professionals using high-quality materials and advanced techniques.
  • Comfort and Breathability: Designed for easy breathing and clear communication while providing excellent protection.
  • Durability and Prevention: Made from durable materials to withstand the rigours of sports and prevent dental issues caused by trauma or grinding.
  • Custom Advice and Convenience: Receive expert guidance and enjoy a hassle-free experience from impressions to pick-up at our clinic.
  • Patient-Centric Approach: Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities throughout the process, ensuring peace of mind during sports and activities.
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