Adjust the guard against your upper front teeth, then push it up and back against your molars with your thumbs. Firmly bite down against your bottom teeth and suck the guard against your top teeth. Press your tongue against the roof of your mouth, creating a tight fitand molding the mouthguardto your teeth.
People also ask
How to choose the right mouthguard for an athlete?
Some athletes prefer a more comfortable and short guard that covers the teeth as far as the first molars. Do what’s comfortable. Submerge the mouthguard in boiling water.
What happens if you don鈥檛 Wear Your mouthguard properly?
If any mouth guard is not worn properly and /or is chewed, its protection, fit, and durability will be greatly diminished. Steps. Fill saucepan with water and bring water to a boil. Remove water from heat source. Let water stand for 30 seconds. Place football mouthpiece in water for 90 seconds.
Should the sides of the mouthguard fold in?
* Do not allow the sides of the mouth guard to fold in. They will stick together. 2: Remove the mouthguard with a tablespoon and dip in ICE WATER for about one second and immediately place in mouth, centering the channel around the upper teeth.
How do you fix a mouthguard that won’t fit?
Place the mouthguard in the ice water. Remove the mouthguard and dunk it in the ice water. Let it cool for a minute or two and try the fit. It should fit snugly against your top teeth without having to hold it with your tongue, and it should fit naturally into your bottom teeth.