Do gum shields work with braces?
Yes, you can wear a mouth guard over braces. The mouth-guards will be custom made to fit the mould of your braces and brackets for maximum comfort and protection.
Can I remould my OPRO mouthguard?
Our Self-Fit mouthguards are remouldable so please do have another attempt at the fitting procedure. Please see below a few tips for when you fit OPRO Self Fit mouthguards: We would recommend remoulding using freshly boiled water and trying to prevent the mouthguard cooling too much before moulding by … see more.
How long do you boil an OPRO mouthguard?
Boil a kettle of water. Hold the mouthguard vertically over a sink and carefully pour the boiling water into the offending part of the fitting side of the mouthguard (where the teeth are) for 5-7 seconds.
Are all gum shields the same?
Mouthguards are devices used to protect your teeth from grinding or clenching while you sleep or from injuries while you play sports. They can also help to reduce snoring and relieve obstructive sleep apnea. However, not all mouthguards are the same. There are three main types, depending on your needs.
Do you boil mouthguards for braces?
Can you use a boil and bite mouthguard with braces? No, you should not use a build and bite mouth guard with your braces. It may wrap around the braces and get stuck in place, or cause damage to the braces.
Can you use a gum shield as a retainer?
Answer: Boil and bite mouthguards will not retain teeth The boil and bite mouthguard will not hold teeth well as it is too soft and will not fit anywhere near as well as a custom made retainer.
How many times can you remold a mouthguard OPRO?
Absolutely. Provided that you follow the moulding instructions carefully and do not leave your mouthguard in the hot water for longer than 20 seconds on each occasion, our mouthguards can be moulded multiple times.
Are OPRO mouthguards boil and bite?
Just snap over your teeth and go, the award-winning Snap-Fit mouthguard allows for an instant fit, straight from case to mouth giving essential protection for any sport, as and when you need it. No fitting. No boiling.
Do you need a special mouthguard for braces?
Make sure you choose a mouthguard designed for braces because they have more room to protect the teeth, braces and gums. A standard boil and bite mouthguard doesn’t have enough room to accommodate the brackets and wire and don’t offer enough protection.