A mouthguard is a mouthpiece that protects the teeth and gums by covering them and preventing and reducing injury to the teeth, arches, lips, and gums. A good mouthguard is like a crash helmet for both teeth and jaws. It also keeps the jaws from fully closing, lowering the risk of jaw joint injuries and concussions.
A mouthguard is commonly used to prevent injury in contact sports, as a treatment for bruxism or TMD, or as part of dental procedures like tooth bleaching or sleep apnea treatment.
It’s also known as a mouth guard, mouth piece, gumshield, gum guard, nightguard, occlusal splint, bite splint, or bite plane, depending on the application. Mouthguards are made by dentists that specialize in sports dentistry.
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Table of Contents
- Venum Challenger Mouthguard
- Is it possible to wear a mouthguard all day?
- Is it possible for a mouthguard to damage the teeth?
- What is the average lifespan of a mouth guard?
- Do mouthguards have the potential to induce cavities?
- What is a boil and bite mouthguard, and how does it work?
- Is it true that magnesium can help people stop grinding the teeth?
- Is it possible to remould a mouthguard?
Venum Challenger Mouthguard
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- Product Dimensions: 9.13 x 4.88 x 1.14 inches
- Product Weight: 0.08 Kilograms
- Color: Black/Black
- Manufacturer: Venum
- Brand: Venum
- Material: Rubber, Gel
- Model Name: Venum Challenger Mouthguard
Fill a coffee mug halfway with water and soak the mouthguard in it. Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil. Fill a mug halfway with water and submerge the mouth guard for 25-60 seconds. Keep the mouthguard in ones mouth for no more than 60 seconds. Follow the timing instructions on each mouthguard; each one has its own timing.
Using a fork or another utensil, carefully remove the mouthguard from the boiling water. Allow the mouthguard to cool to a temperature that is comfortable for oneself. After boiling, do not immediately put the mouthguard in someone mouth.
Adjust the mouthguard to the proper level with the help of a mirror. Bite down with the molars first, then move on to the front teeth. Make sure users bite down hard to acquire a good mould of someone teeth.
Superior Quality: There is a need for intense protection wherever there is intense training. This Venum “challenger” mouthguard has been updated to provide customers with a perfect personalized fit while keeping everyone safe and ensuring that everything in the mouth stays put.
Unique Designing: These challenger mouthguards were created with the goal of preventing and reducing injuries to ones teeth, arches, lips, joints, jaw, and gums. Designed from the ground up to fit individual teeth perfectly and provide maximum security and protection.
Composition: Rubber structure with a high density for greater shock absorption. It also comes with a storage case.
Reliability: For greater comfort, they used an innovative gel frame and developed an individual breathing channel for increased performance. The shock wave is absorbed by the lower rubber frame, which disperses it in the direction of ones strongest teeth.
I can wear it easily during sparring and even talk to my students to provide some coaching. Although speech isn’t flawless, it is far superior to that of most mouth guards. I only changed it out because I was sick and worried that having the same mouth guard in my mouth over and over would make me sick again once I recovered. The fitting was simple, but it is unlike most other mouth guards, so be sure to read the instructions carefully.
I can wear it easily during sparring and even talk to my students to provide some coaching. Although speech isn’t flawless, it is far superior to that of most mouth guards.
I only changed it out because I was sick and worried that having the same mouth guard in my mouth over and over would make me sick again once I recovered. The fitting was simple, but it is unlike most other mouth guards, so be sure to read the instructions carefully.
Is it possible to wear a mouthguard all day?
Because the day mouthguards are composed of clear soft plastic, people can wear them all day. One can relieve pressure produced by daytime clenching and grinding by wearing a day guard on the bottom teeth.
Is it possible for a mouthguard to damage the teeth?
If people use a mouthguard correctly, it should protect ones gums rather than harm them. However, if users use a mouthguard that is unclean, broken, or ill-fitting, you risk injuring the gums.
What is the average lifespan of a mouth guard?
Depending on stress levels, they can endure anywhere from 5 to 10 years.
Do mouthguards have the potential to induce cavities?
The risk of tooth decay grows when enamel wears away. Cavities, toothaches, and sensitive teeth are also the result of this. By reducing clenching during sleeping, a sports guard saves teeth from injury.
What is a boil and bite mouthguard, and how does it work?
The thermoplastic material used to make the “boil and bite” mouth guard. It is softened in hot water before being inserted in the mouth and moulded around the teeth with the help of finger and tongue pressure.
Is it true that magnesium can help people stop grinding the teeth?
Magnesium supplements can assist calm the jaw’s tiny, fast-twitch muscles, reducing grinding even further.
Is it possible to remould a mouthguard?
Users should be able to keep the guard firmly in place against the top teeth without using the tongue to do so. One can remould it if it doesn’t fit by repeating the process.