Customized Mouthguards for Any Sport

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Ray Padilla, DDS & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Many patients in your practice need an effective mouthguard! All of us know that the over-the-counter “boil and bite” mouthguards can be ineffective.  Athletes of any age who participate in body contact sports can seriously damage their dentition when not wearing adequate protection.  Do you know which mouthguards offer optimum preventive adequacy? See and compare the differences in technique and adequacy among vacuum-formed, pressure-thermoformed, and over-the-counter mouthguards.   Learn how to fabricate custom-fit pressure-thermoformed mouthguards for your athletic patients. Then, expand this technique into implant stents, model duplication, temporary stents for fixed prostheses, clear orthodontic positioners, orthodontic retainers, custom trays for bleaching, fluoride application, denture splints, and soft and hard occlusal guards. This video will significantly change your practice for the better!

Table of Contents

  • Frequency of Sports Accidents Related to the Orofacial Area
  • Estimated Current Use of Mouthguards
  • Long-Term Results of Orofacial Trauma
  • Types of Mouthguards
  • Stock Mouthguards
  • "Boil and Bite" Mouthguards
  • Vacuum- and Pressure-Formed Mouthguards
  • Custom Injected-Molded Mouthguards
  • Making a Custom Injection-Molded Mouthguard

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses (Nationally or Locally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/18 to 5/31/21.  Provider ID# 208521

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.