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guard

 [gahrd]
a protective device.
mouth guard any of various removable intraoral appliances that protect the teeth and sometimes the lips and cheeks during contact sports.

mouth guard

(mowth gard),
A pliable plastic device, adapted to cover the maxillary teeth, which is worn to reduce potential injury to oral structures during participation in contact sports.

mouth guard

a soft, plastic, intraoral appliance that covers the palate and all the occlusal and incisal surfaces of the teeth. It is worn in contact sports to limit damage to tissues of the mouth, lips, and other oral surfaces. Compare biteguard.

mouth guard

(mowth gahrd)
Pliable plastic device, adapted to cover maxillary teeth, which is worn to reduce potential injury to oral structures during participation in contact sports.
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Products created recently include a mouthguard for treating sleep apnoea (with dental company Oventus), customised lugs (with bike manufacturer Flying Machine) and titanium heel bone and rib implants (with biomedical device manufacturer Anatomics).
Shock Doctor announces the new Gel Nano Flavor Fusion mouthguard, designed to align and stabilize the upper and lower jaws to enhance fit and protection.
Force Impact Technologies or known as FIT has developed a new smart mouthguard that will detect possible head-related injuries in sports.
Designed specifically for helmeted sports, this mouthguard allows riders to speak and breathe easier with the use of custom mold on lower teeth.
During bleaching the dentist takes an impression of your teeth to make a mouthguard, then gives you instructions on how to use it with a bleaching gel at home.
If you want, you can order a Tan Out mouthguard, which is unlikely to be sold at the club shop.
KATIE Summerhayes did her best to put a brave face on it, dabbing away the tears and flashing a resigned smile to show off her Union flag mouthguard.
nz, the incident has attracted worldwide notoriety for Watts and even inspired a Taiwanese animation, although Watts has claimed that he is innocent of the charge, saying that there was no way that he bit the penis of the player as he was wearing a mouthguard.
The anti-snoring mouthguard is made of BPA Free thermoplastic and is comfortable to wear.
Rodriguez said Tsarnaev's mouth was bleeding after the first round, the result of not having a mouthguard.
In the early 1980s Tavare may have been a source of some exasperation to spectators as he plodded forward before the inevitable muffled call of "Waiting" from beyond his mouthguard on those occasions when the ball had indeed travelled more than half a dozen yards from his bat.
It kept him out of last Saturday's West Brom win but he will wear a brace for a fortnight and will also have a mouthguard for games after visiting a dentist in London this week.