mouth guard


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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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Mouth guards worn by players included generic models provided by schools (61 percent) and specialized mouth guards (39 percent) custom fitted by dental professionals or specifically marketed to reduce SRC.
LOOKING FOR RELIEF Jacki Ryan, right, from North Shields who will be fitted with a mouth guard, above, to stop her snoring, with daughter Emma
Overall, the average duration of the second stage was 19 minutes in the mouth guard group vs.
This mold is sent to a dental laboratory where the mouth guard is vacuum-formed to the mold.
Your child will be 60 times less likely to suffer tooth damage than an athlete not wearing a mouth guard.
ATCs at each school recorded the helmet brand, model and purchase year, as well as the type of mouth guard utilized (generic, specialized or custom fit.
A player refusing to comply can be sent off by the referee and will not be covered under the GAA's player injury scheme if injured as a result of not wearing a mouth guard.
Designing a mouth guard for young athletes can be a challenge for the dental practitioner due to the athletes' mixed dentition and constant changes including tooth eruption and facial growth.
The only solution is, apparently, to fit me with a mouth guard to wear at night so I now have two hundred pounds worth of rubber in my mouth that makes me look like a rugby back.
If sleep apnoea is confirmed you will probably require a combination of specialized mouth guard which holds your lower jaw forward stopping it slipping back to block your air passages and a machine which blows air in to your airways to keep them open through a mask that is worn during sleep.
The accident occurred after the President - wearing a safety helmet and mouth guard - had just cycled 16 miles of a 17-mile bike course with members of the Secret Service and his personal physician, Dr Richard Tubbs.