Sports Mouth Guards

Wilson, Greenville, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, Raleigh & nearby areas

If you’re an athlete, chances are you wear a helmet, pads, and other equipment to keep parts of your body safe. But what about your teeth? If you play sports where injury to the mouth is possible, our Wilson family dentists can recommend a suitable, custom-made mouth guard.

Contact sports is one of the leading causes of trauma to the mouth. Don’t risk injury to your teeth: Call Ham, Dixon & Boles today at 252-291-2892 to schedule a fitting for your mouth guard. Our family dentists welcome patients from Wilson and other North Carolina communities.

How Can a Mouth Guard Help?

Just like a helmet protects your head, a mouth guard diminishes the impact of blows you might sustain during play. Some of the activities where a mouth guard is most essential include:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Skateboarding
  • Rollerblading
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Boxing, wrestling, and martial arts

Some kids in middle school or high school divide the year between different sports. Wearing a mouth guard can help limit the risk of injuries like:

  • Chipped or broken teeth
  • Tooth loss
  • Biting the tongue or inside of the cheek

Like any type of safety equipment, mouth guards don’t necessarily prevent injury if you’re hit by a ball or collide with another player. However, wearing a mouth guard can provide enough protection to reduce the force of impact on teeth, your jaw, and soft tissue in the mouth.

Custom Mouth Guard

The Wilson family dentists at Ham, Dixon & Boles often recommend the ArmourBite® Mouthguard to provide our active patients the protection they need. Made by Under Armour, this mouth guard isn’t like the ones you see on drug store shelves.

The ArmourBite® Mouthguard is a custom apparatus. Our dentists will take impressions of your teeth so that the mouth guard is designed to fit the unique shape of your teeth and bite. Other benefits include:

  • Fitting appointment takes only 20 minutes, and your custom mouth guard will be ready in just two weeks
  • Comfortable design
  • Enhanced strength and durability for your jaw
  • Custom fit and look – choose your colors, logo, and even whether or not you want your name and/or player number on the mouth guard
  • Protection and fit should last the entire season

Only 3,200 dentists in the country are authorized to fit patients for the custom ArmourBite® Mouthguard. Ham, Dixon & Boles is proud to help athletes achieve their potential in sports while keeping their mouths safe from injury.


To find out more about how our family dentists can protect your household sports stars this season, please contact Ham, Dixon & Boles or call (252) 347-0420 today to schedule a fitting. We welcome patients from communities including Wilson, Goldsboro, and other North Carolina towns.


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