How to Customize Your Own Boil and Bite Mouthguard Types of Mouthguards
"Boil and Bite" Mouthguards are the most common type of Mouthguards these days, there are several types of Mouthguards but the most common are the Following 3:
*Stock Mouthguards: These are pretty cheap , these type of Mouthguards are sold to be used without any complications or adjustments, however these are the worst of these 3 Types i am about to explain to you, these are the worst Mouthguards because there are no adjustments to the shape of your mouth and teeth, The level of protection provided by stock guards is usually minimal.
*Boil and Bite Mouthguards: Boil and bite Mouthguards are really good, there average price is 1$ to 5$, these type of Mouthguards work really good because they actually feet to the shape of your mouth and teeth, giving you better protection against Punches or any type of physical aggression against you.
How to Customize a "Boil and Bite Mouthguard":
Theese steps are very easy, usually your "Boil and Bite" Mouthguard should have instructions however if it doesn't its ok here I'll explain you how to Customize it:
First Boil some water, have a metal spoon and a Bowl of cold water next to you, when the water starts to Boil throw your Mouthguard into the hot water for about 20 seconds, after that take it with the metal spoon and throw it to the cold water for about 2 or 3 seconds, then place it into your Mouth and bite it, suck some air so your Teeth adjust perfectly to it.
Now there are 2 kinds of "Boil and Bite Mouthguards" just incase you were wondering, there are single Mouthguards and Double Mouthguards where you bit with your upper and lower Teeth.
* Now the third kind of Mouthguard there is, Custom Mouthguards, basically you ask a dentist to make this one for you, you'll have to bite a type of gum an impression tray and send it to him, Customized Mouthguards are considered to be able to provide the greatest level of protection for an athlete, Customized mouthguard are usually used by professional athletes.