Rugby mouthguards, gumshields, sportsguards

Useful external links

  • Rugby News: Boost your defence against on-field injuries “…No mouthguard, no play. You only get one set of adult teeth – so it’s a good idea to hold onto them!”
  • BBC Sport:  The gum shield is the most important piece of equipment a rugby player should own


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“Mouthguard wearing was made compulsory during match play [in New Zealand] for all grades of domestic rugby in 1998 … There was a 43% reduction in dental claims … Cumulative savings in claim costs of $1.87 million NZD.”

British Journal of Sports Medicine