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PlaySafe Sports Mouthguard
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PlaySafe® Sports Mouthguards

Laboratory-made PlaySafe® Sports Mouthguards are prescribed for professional and amateur athletes because, when worn properly, they can prevent dental trauma, such as fractured teeth.
  • Thermoformed, multilayered professional-grade sports mouthguards
  • Custom fit ensures protection, comfort and retention
  • Available in 6 levels of protection
  • Customized logos and designs are available

3-Day

IN-LAB WORKING TIME

6

AVAILABLE LEVELS OF PROTECTION

6-Month

WARRANTY

Help Patients Prevent Painful and Costly Injury

Laboratory-made PlaySafe Sports Mouthguards are prescribed for both professional and amateur athletes because they offer the highest level of protection during athletic activity. When worn properly, they can prevent dental trauma, such as fractured teeth. They are also indicated for patients with an orthodontic situation, such as braces, who must wear a mouthguard for preventive measures.
PlaySafe Sports Mouthguards provide superior fit and retention compared to boil-and-bite mouthguards. Available in six levels of protection, the mouthguards range from one to three layers of laminated ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) material, with a final occlusal thickness between 3 mm and 5 mm. PlaySafe Sports Mouthguards can be customized with stickers and team logos, and are available in a variety of colors to fit the personality of every star athlete in your practice!

Validations

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Experimental comparative study of various mouthguards - Hoffmann - 1999 - Dental Traumatology

“When, on testing the Heavy Pro gum shield, the appropriate amount of force was exerted at the edge of the middle incisor, the lowest amount of deflection was recorded at three levels of impact force (250 N, 350 N, 500 N) (Fig. 4). The Heavy and Medium shields came in second with nearly the same cushioning effect. Compared with the user-fitted boil-and-bite shield (Top Ten) the Playsafe Light shield showed a significantly better effect. The poorest cushioning effect was recorded for the Macho boil-and-bite shield.”

"Most mouthguards are inadequate and do not produce optimum protection. I suggest that you strongly consider using laminated pressure-formed or injection-molded mouthguards. I also suggest that your use of laminated pressure-formed mouthguards made by your staff will add a very valuable service for your patients, and be a new profit center for your practice."
– Gordon Christensen, DDS, Founder and CEO of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Cofounder and CEO of Clinicians Report® Foundation (CR)

Specifications

Indications

The PlaySafe Sports Mouthguard is made to protect the teeth from trauma. PlaySafe Sports Mouthguards can be fabricated for the upper or the lower arch.

Material Composition

The mouthguards range from one to three layers of laminated ethylvinylacetate material with a final occlusal thickness between 3 mm and 5 mm.

In-Lab Working Times

3 days

Available Colors

Pure White, Bright Yellow, Gold, Bright Green, Deep Green, Silver, Light Blue, Bright Blue, Dark Blue, Bright Pink, Bright Red, Deep Red, Maroon, Deep Black, Red, White & Blue, Lilac*, Tangerine, Yolk Yellow*, Camouflage, Camouflage Strip, Lava, Lava Strip, Tie-Dye, Rainbow, Confetti, Zebra, Gold Flakes, Silver Flakes, Sports, Ants
Team names and custom designs available. Call us at 800-212-9080 (Mexico City) or 800-800-7075 (Tijuana).
*Available in 4.0 mm only.
 

Policies & Warranty

NO-FAULT REMAKE POLICY: Glidewell is pleased to process all remakes or adjustments at no additional charge if requested within the warranty period and accompanied by the return of the original appliance.
LIMITED WARRANTY/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Glidewell (“the lab”) warrants that all dental devices (a “device”) are made according to your specification and approval in the belief that the device will be useful and MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Subject to the return of a device that is placed and then fails, the lab will repair or replace the device without charge for the cost of materials and workmanship or refund the original price paid, at the lab’s option, for up to 6 months for PlaySafe Sports Mouthguards.

Resources

Clinical Tips

Start with an accurate bite registration and void-free impression using a custom tray. Make sure that the impression captures all of the soft- and hard-tissue areas, with special attention to the vestibule and peripheral areas. Ensuring that the vestibule areas are captured is crucial because it helps with retention and protection. For a patient with orthodontic brackets, the arch wire must be removed to allow for accurate impression. The laboratory can also block out the brackets and wire prior to fabrication.

If the clinician determines that the appliance requires an adjustment, an arbor band disc can be used to adjust the appliance and then repolish it with a butane flame. A helmet strap can be re-attached by heating the end of the strap, inserting the strap into mouthguard’s keyway and then holding it in place until it cools. If a larger, more extensive adjustment of the appliance is required, the clinician should send the mouthguard back to the laboratory.

Additional Resources

DOCUMENT

PlaySafe® Sports Mouthguards Patient Brochure
Download

ARTICLE

How It’s Made: Exploring the Production Behind PlaySafe® Mouthguards

VIDEO

Case of the Week: Highlighting PlaySafe® Mouthguards

VIDEO

Chairside Live Episode 49: An Exploration of PlaySafe® Mouthguards

VIDEO

Glidewell Patient Education: PlaySafe® Sports Mouthguards

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