Caring for your mouthguard

How should you care for your mouthguard?

There are 4 things you should do in caring for your mouthguard.

  1. caring for your mouthguardAfter you use your mouthguard, brush it with a toothbrush and cool water. Be sure not to use hot water!
  2. When you’re not using your mouthguard, keep it in a well-ventilated plastic storage case. Your dentist should give you one when you get your mouthguard.
  3. Heat can melt your mouthguard. Make sure to never leave it directly in the sun or any place that it will get too hot, for example, a hot car.
  4. When you get your regular teeth cleaning, bring your mouthguard with you. They will give it a thorough cleaning and check to make sure of its ongoing integrity.

If you put these four tips to use, your mouthguard should last a long time.

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