Gel Max Mouthguard
Black, Blue, Blue/Black, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red
The Shock Doctor Gel Max Mouthguard is a triple layered design that protects your teeth, gums and tongue without compromising comfort.
The Shock Doctor Gel Max Mouthguard protects your teeth, gums and tongue without compromising comfort. It is a triple layer design that includes an integrated breathing channel to ensure that you can wear it in comfort. The design also includes an exoskeletal shock frame for additional dental protection. Another innovative feature is its convertible quick release tether that allows you to wear it either with or without a strap. For a tight but comfortable fit, it also has a gel fit liner.
We would suggest the Gel Max Mouthguard for you if you play sports like basketball, hockey or boxing in which there is frequent inter player contact. A flying elbow, ball or puck can result in severe dental injuries that can require thousands of dollars to treat. In addition to dental protection, wearing a mouthgaurd can also help to reduce the risk of concussion if you suffer a direct blow to your jaw. If this happens, the mouthguard will absorb some of the force of the blow and reduce the amount of energy going to the brain. The benefits of wearing a mouthguard can are explained in detail here.
For greater wearer health, The Shock Doctor Gel Max Mouthguard is latex free, BPA free and Phthalate free. It comes in several colors, including Blue/Black, Black, Red, Orange, Purple, Blue and Pink. You can buy each color in either Adult or Youth versions.
TO FIT THIS MOUTHGUARD YOU WILL NEED:
Gel Max Power Mouthguard
A clock or watch with second hand
Fill saucepan with 3 to 4 inches of water. Bring water to a rolling boil.
Remove water from heat source. Let water stand for 30 seconds, then place mouthguard in water for 60 seconds. Do not exceed 60 seconds. For strapped mouthguards, attach tether before placing in water.
Carefully remove mouthguard from hot water with a slotted spoon or by the tether.
Cool mouthguard in tap water for 1-2 seconds only to bring surface temperature to a comfortable level.
Lick your lips before placing mouthguard in your mouth.
Watching in mirror, line up mouthguard carefully with the centerline of upper teeth. Fit mouthguard onto and around upper teeth and press firmly into molars first then front teeth.
Bring lower jaw forward and up into base of mouthguard with teeth in alignment with lower channel. Bite down hard on mouthguard, suck in strongly, and use fingers to press edges of mouthguard into teeth and gum line through lips and cheeks for 20 seconds.
Remove mouthguard and cool in cold water for 30 seconds. Replace into mouth and test for a good, firm fit.
Repeat steps 1 through 8 if fit is not accurate.
The Gel Max Power Mouthguard will expand up to 20% during the fitting process when molded correctly. It may seem small at first but it will fit!
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