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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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Turpin, DDS, MSD, a Seattle-based orthodontist, advises that when choosing a mouth guard, athletes have three options to consider.
Our preliminary findings suggest that neither any specific brand of football helmet nor custom mouth guards result in fewer concussions in kids who use them," said lead co-investigator Margaret Alison Brooks, MD, MPH, FP.
Within two weeks of their initial visit we are able to provide their custom-made mouth guard which gets to work as soon as they start to wear it.
Mudd and her colleagues at the University of Maryland in Baltimore randomized women at a single hospital in Baltimore to wear or not wear a mouth guard during the second stage of labor.
The primary function is to prevent injury to the teeth, temporomandibular joints and soft tissues; even more important, it has been demonstrated that concussion injuries to the brain can be prevented by wearing a mouth guard.
Even with a mouth guard it is still possible for a child's tooth to be knocked out; however, wearing one greatly reduces the risk.
Safest playing with: Eye protection, elbow and knee pads, mouth guard, athletic supporters for males, proper shoes, water.
You can help prevent sports injuries to the mouth, teeth, lips, cheeks, and tongue by wearing a comfortable mouth guard also cushions blows that might cause concussions or jaw fractures.
To fit properly, the mouth guard should spread the biting pressure evenly across the mouth.
X2IMPACT is the creator of the world's first instrumented mouth guard designed to monitor real time head impacts that cause SBI in contact sports.
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