Sports Injury Statistics
- 62% of Canadian ice hockey players have lost one or more front teeth.
- 1 in every 6 sports related injuries occurs to the head and face.
- An estimated 5 million teeth are knocked out each year during sports activities.
- Ice hockey is the contact sport with the greatest risk of orofacial injury.
What Do Mouthguards Do?
- Protect the teeth, gums, and jaw from injuries resulting in a blow to the face.
- Prevent loss or fracture of teeth due to sports contact with the face.
- Protect top and bottom teeth from severe clenching during sports, which may cause fractures, excessive wear, or injury.
- Provides a cover for the sharp incisal edges of the front teeth which may injure the tongue or lips.
Why Make a Custom Mouthguard?
- They ensure retention of the mouthguard in a collision or in contact sports.
- They provide a protective layer between the object of impact and the tooth.
- They protect the lip from lacerations caused by the teeth.
How Can We Help You?
- We can fabricate custom fit mouthguards starting at as low as $50.
- Many different colours available for you to choose from.
- Contact Candice or Ashley at our office to find out more information about our Calgary Minor Hockey League Mouthguard Program.