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Although there are numerous oral health care techniques you can use to keep your mouth clean and fresh, including brushing and flossing daily and visiting your dentist for regular check-ups, it is important to care for your teeth against oral accidents and injuries that can arise. One way to prevent damage is by wearing protective gear, such as Under Armour® Performance mouth guards, during high-risk activities.

Depending on the mouth guard brand and style, they can be customized and modified to your exact dental needs. Customizable mouth guards and boil-capable mouth guards can be modified to meet your dental profile specification. However, there is also a one-size-fits-all mouthguard that is generally used when the other ones cannot be implemented.

When you are wearing Under Armour® Performance mouth guards, be sure to remember that it is an extension of your teeth, and they need to be cared for just as your mouth does. This means they are subject to damage due to harmful bacteria, which could contaminate your entire mouth, so keep them clean at all times. In some situations, wearing mouth guards may seem cowardly, but the loss of teeth and dental damage that can occur due to blunt trauma is much more important than how your peers may perceive you.

No matter the mouth guards you desire, Dr. Douglas Wheelock and our team at Wheelock & Bursick Dentistry are here to give you the smile you want. If you would like to schedule an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Sioux City, Iowa, please contact us at 712-274-2038 to speak with a member of our team. A happy smile is a healthy smile!