How do you fit a Shock Doctor mouthguard?
Bite down firmly on mouthguard and push tongue against the roof of your mouth. Suck in strongly, and use fingers to press mouthguard tight against gums. Remove mouthguard and cool in cold water for 30 seconds. Replace into mouth and test for a good, firm fit.
Are there sizes for mouthguards?
|Athlete Height||5′ to 6′ / 6′ and up||Under 5′|
|Thickness||1.6 mm||1.6 mm|
|Works with braces||Yes||No|
|Dental Warranty||Up to $50,000||Up to $50,000|
How long do you boil Shock Doctor mouthguards?
Bring water to a rolling boil. Remove water from heat source. Let water stand for 30 seconds, then place mouthguard in water for 60 seconds. Do not exceed 60 seconds.
How tight should a mouthguard be?
Your guard should fit snug against your upper teeth, without needing to bite or clench the mouthguard… If you have to bite or clench to keep your mouthguard in place, your mouthguard does not fit properly. Again, your mouthguard should stay securely and tightly on your upper teeth without falling out or shifting.
How do I know if my mouthguard fits?
Your Mouthguard Should Fit Securely in Your Mouth You shouldn’t have to clench your teeth to keep it in place. Can you loosen it easily with your tongue? Your mouthguard should remain in place even if you happen to jostle it during play.
Can I cut Shock Doctor mouthguard?
If the mouthguard is too long, some soft mouthguards can be cut with a pair of scissors or a very sharp knife and then remolded in hot water to smooth over any rough edges. Sometimes the mouthpiece can be softened in hot water to make the cutting easier.
How tight should a Nightguard be?
Your Custom Night Guard Should Feel Snug. When you first put it on, the night guard may feel tight, but it needs to fit securely to stay on your teeth without being held in place with assistance from your jaw. The snug fit will keep the custom night guard in place so that it does not fall out during the night.
How do you know if your mouthguard fits?
Here are four things you should watch for to make sure your mouthguard fits you well:
- Your Mouthguard Should Let You Breathe and Speak Without Issue.
- Your Mouthguard Should Fit Securely in Your Mouth.
- Your Mouthguard Should Be Comfortable.
- Your Mouthguard Should Provide the Correct Amount of Coverage.
How do I know if my mouth guard is too tight?
Are You Protected? 4 Ways To Check The Fit Of Your Mouthguard
- Go Gag-free. It’s pretty simple: If your mouthguard makes you gag, something is clearly wrong with your mouthguard.
- Don’t Bite Or Clench.
- Protecting Your Roots.
- Speak Clearly.
How do I know if my mouthguard is too big?
Another way to check the fit of your mouthguard is to simply talk. Your mouthguard shouldn’t interfere with your speech or breathing, so if you can’t speak or breathe clearly, your mouthguard isn’t the right fit.
How do you know if your mouthguard is too big?
Open your mouth and check the guard for fit. If the mouth guard fits well, leave it in place for another two minutes, then remove the mouth guard. If the mouth guard is causing you to gag it may be too big. Trim then ends with a pair of scissors so they do not go so far back into the mouth.
Should night guard cover gums?
Prevent Plaque Development. Despite the similarity in names, you should not confuse a sports mouth guard with the one designed for preventing teeth grinding and clenching. A sports mouth guard will do more harm than good. It covers the teeth and gums as it is meant to protect them from blunt force trauma.
How snug should a Nightguard be?
How do I know if my mouthguard is too small?
Why choose shock doctor mouthguards?
Get stay-in-place, custom like feel and fit with the Shock Doctor MicroGel Mouthguard. Speak easy and get advanced protection from our thinnest, lightest materials — an impact-dispersing outer shell and shock-absorbing inner gel. SPEAK & BREATHE EASY – Call the shots with no interference.
How do I know if my mouthguard fits correctly?
Suck in strongly, and use fingers to press mouthguard tight against gums. Remove mouthguard and cool in cold water for 30 seconds. Replace into mouth and test for a good, firm fit. Repeat steps 1 through 7 if fit is not accurate. The Pro Mouthguard will expand up to 20% during the fitting process when molded correctly.
Will the gel Max Power mouthguard expand during the fitting process?
The Gel Max Power Mouthguard will expand up to 20% during the fitting process when molded correctly. It may seem small at first but it will fit! (see below for before & after reference)
How do I Clean my mouthguard?
For strapped mouthguards, attach tether before placing in water. Carefully remove mouthguard from hot water with a slotted spoon or by the tether. Cool mouthguard in tap water for 1-2 seconds only to bring surface temperature to a comfortable level. Lick your lips before placing mouthguard in your mouth.