Custom Mouth Guards


Custom Fitted Athletic Mouth Guards in Pittsburgh

When it comes to protecting your mouth, a mouth guard is an essential piece of athletic gear that should be a part of an athlete's standard equipment from an early age.
If you participate in any kind of physical activity, you can benefit from the use of an athletic mouth guard. When making this decision, there are different types of mouth guards to consider:

 Store Bought


                         Stock:                                                                                    Boil and Bite:

    While these are inexpensive and come                                                       These may offer better protection
    pre-formed, they don't always fit, making                                                   than stock mouth guards . They
    breathing and talking difficult.                                                                   should be softened in water, then
                                                                                                                        inserted and allowed to adapt
                                                                                                                         to the shape of your mouth. 

In Office
Although more expensive, these are made by your dentist for you, personally, offering the best fit.
Here at Fox Chapel Advanced Dental Care we offer custom fitted mouth guards, to provide protection of the teeth and soft tissues to prevent injuries. We make most of them in our office and have a variety of colors to choose from.


Dr. Pawlowicz is a certified PX3 and ArmourBite Doctor to provide you with the best mouth guards
PX3 mouth guards relieve muscular tension, improve air flow and breathing, increase core stability and balance. PX3 custom mouth wear needs to be sent out to a lab for fabrication.

 ArmourBite by UnderArmour mouth guards increase stamina, air flow, strength and focus to unlock potential you never knew you had! ArmourBite custom mouth wear needs to be sent to a lab for fabrication. 

Call us today to set up an appointment to get fitted for your custom mouth guard and see what a difference it can make!


Related Dental Emergencies Articles

Sports Injuries - Dear Doctor MagazineAn Introduction to Sports Injuries & Dentistry
Dental injuries incurred during sports activities are highly treatable, and can involve positive outcomes if participants act quickly to see a dentist after an injury. However, if not treated quickly these kinds of injuries can lead to discomfort, embarrassment and a lifetime of dental costs... Read Article


Dental Injuries - Dear Doctor MagazineThe Field-Side Guide to Dental Injuries
Accidents to the teeth, jaws and mouth can happen at any time during any sporting activity. Proper attention can save pain, alleviate anxiety and costly dental treatment. A little knowledge, as they say, can go along way. This field-side guide briefly explains some simple rules to follow when dealing with different dental injuries and when you need to see the dentist... Read Article


Athletic Mouthguards - Dear Doctor MagazineAthletic Mouthguards
There are times when an athlete can feel invincible... able to connect on every jump-shot, run faster and longer, or hit every pitch, but statistics show that even on their best days accidents can happen. An ounce of prevention goes a long way... For a small cost, a protective mouthguard can prevent excess anxiety, risk, injury, pain, suffering, and years of dental treatment... Read Article