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The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Taking Their Impressions

The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Taking Their Impressions

We're sharing with you the 4 most common mistakes made by people when taking their impressions. Why? They say you learn from your mistakes but why not learn from somebody else's instead? Not Leaving Putty In The Fridge For Long Enough Letting the temperature of the putty decrease is vital in giving you a maximum amount of time to work the putty and make the impression. When the putty is cooled, so is the reaction time. So, the warmer the putty the faster it will harden. The putty hardening too fast is an issue as often means you’ll be unable...

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I have braces, what mouthguard should I use?

I have braces, what mouthguard should I use?

A regular question we get asked by our customers is what mouthguard is suitable for them if they have braces. Unfortunately, we do not recommend our custom guards to those with braces purely as the impression process if too risky. Gameday does not want to be responsible for any expensive dental work as that is what we are here to prevent you from! If you are a person with braces desperately after a custom Gameday guard you do have one option. You can go to your dentist, or visit one of our preferred practitioners. Dentists can put wax over your...

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How to get your kids excited about mouthguards!

How to get your kids excited about mouthguards!

As the sporting season starts up again, I’m sure that plenty of parents are just now being reminded of the tedious task that follows, getting your child to remember all their safety gear and wear it during play! In particular, the task of getting your child to wear their mouthguard can be a struggle. So we’re going to be listing some great strategies to reduce constant nagging! Highlight The Risks & Educate Talk to your children honestly about the risk they put themselves at when they don’t wear a guard. If your child is made aware of the severe pain...

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Moulding Your Boil N' Bite to Perfection!

Moulding Your Boil N' Bite to Perfection!

A huge part of the comfort of your Boil N Bite is making sure you’ve moulded the guard correctly. So here's our guard instructions with a few extra tips to help you get the perfect fit!  What you need: Saucepan or kettle Water Fork/ Utensil to scoop mouthguard with Large coffee mug Mirror Instructions: 1. Boil Water The water needs to be bubbling hot to start melting the guard making it easy to mould to your teeth! 2. Pour hot water into a large coffee mug.  We say a large coffee mug because the handle helps to avoid burn and...

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Custom Fit Mouthguards As Effective As a Helmet When Preventing Concussion

Custom Fit Mouthguards As Effective As a Helmet When Preventing Concussion

Is your mouthguard reducing your risk against concussion? A study done in 2014 has proved the effectiveness of a custom fit mouthguard in protecting players against concussion. This dentist even believes wearing a custom fitted guard is just as, if not more, important than wearing a helmet. Jackson Winters, DDS, a pediatric dentist who also served as a high school and collegiate football official for 28 years. "Consumers may believe that today's advanced helmet design provides sufficient protection, but our research indicates that, when compared to over-the-counter versions, a custom-made, properly fitted mouthguard also is essential to player safety." The...

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