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Taking Dental Protection Seriosly Even When Training Wearing a gum shield in a boxing match is compulsory throughout the professional and amateur leagues. But when you are training do you wear a gum guard? At Gumz we understand the importance of dental protection throughout sports. In this post we are going to look at the benefits of using a gum guard as a precautionary measure at all times. Wearing a gum shield during sparring: Professional coaches and boxers will recommend wearing a mouth guard during sparring. They use a mouth guard to avoid injury and ensure that you are able...

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Basketball Is a Non Contact Sport So Why Is Dental Injury So High? As a basketball player you will have undoubtedly seen or been involved in a dental injury, with the sport holding highest levels of dental injuries it is not uncommon to see.  With one in three players affected by a dental injury the use of mouthguards are not seen as the norm in the sport. With such high figures for injuries we regularly ask the question why the use of mouthguards is not common practice at all levels. They sport only recommends their use and it is not...

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Why You Should Wear a Gum Shield Whether it’s a rogue ball, a vicious elbow, a sniper kick or a flying punch, there are gazillion reasons why you need to protect those pearly whites of yours.     With safety as important as ever, you owe it to yourself to make mouthguards a top line of defense and a priority- on par with shoes, helmets and jerseys.    But it isn’t enough to wear just any kind of mouthguard. Sure, an off-the-shelf mouthguard is cheaper than a custom fitted one, but would you rather have an ill-fitting, uncomfortable, cheap mouthguard that’s...

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Ordering Gumshield for your hockey team  Virtually every dental professional agrees that a gum shield is not only necessary but also mandatory for athletes who participate in aggressive sports. But while everyone nods in agreement, the gum shield is still one of the most controversial and least understood piece of hockey equipment. When thinking about the ideal gum shield for hockey, there are multiple factors to consider- from age and need to desire and individual. This run-off has been bliss for a select few, but a nightmare to many- making the search for the all-in-one fit concurrently tough and harder...

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