Drop the mouthguard in the hot water for. Custom fitted—made by your dentist to fit your child’s mouth.
Your mouthguard should have instructions for the correct amount of time.
How to fit a mouthguard for a child. They are made to properly absorb the impact of a blow to keep your child’s teeth safe. The most popular types of mouthguard is the mouth formed or boil and bite which is heated and then formed to fit your mouth. Moulding a mouthguard is made easy using our directions.
The best way to ensure your child's mouthguard fits correctly is to visit your family dentist, and consider having a custom. Difficulty breathing, talking or swallowing are also signs of a bad fit. Firstly, boil a small pot of water and submerge the mouthguard for about 20 to 30 seconds.
A sports mouthguard may also need to be replaced if it gets. Prevent injury to the head and mouth. This extra step ensures that your child will have a perfect, comfortable fit without the need to trim away extra material (like most other guards) potentially jeopardizing their maximum protection.
It is sensible to protect your child’s teeth during sport by using a custom mouthguard. Generally, proper fitting shin guards should fit a few inches (at least 2 inches) below the knee cap and a few inches (about 1 to 2 inches) above the ankles. The difference is that our aero small mouthguard is optimized specifically to fit the shape and size of a child’s dental arch.
Its been impossible to fit him with any of even the smallest youth sized guards; Mouthguard material is heated and the mouthguard is created in a vacuum forming machine. To fashion these guards, your dentist takes an impression of your child’s teeth and mouth and forms a mouthguard specifically for them, providing a perfect fit.