The primary difference between these two appliances is what they are used for. A sports guard protects the teeth during high-impact activities (such as football, basketball, hockey, etc.), while a night guard is worn during sleep to prevent teeth grinding and clenching. At Dr Be Smiles, both sports and night guards are custom-made to fit your teeth and mouth for maximum protection and comfort.
Sports guards are worn during athletic activities to protect the teeth and mouth from impact and injury. They are custom-made to fit your teeth and can be made from various materials, including plastic and silicone. Sports guards are recommended for anyone participating in contact sports or activities that could result in impact to the mouth.