What is the Best Mouth Guard for Lacrosse?

What is the Best Mouth Guard for Lacrosse?

Looking for the safest and most functional mouth guard for Lacrosse players? Delta Dental® has you covered with the Delta Dental Athletic Mouth Guard. Lacrosse is booming in popularity both across the United States and worldwide for both men and women, so it is important to have the proper protection to play. Delta Dental works with certified dental experts to develop mouth guards that provide the level of protection and comfort that players demand.  The Delta Dental Athletic Mouth Guard provides unique product benefits for the user no matter the age or skill level. Read below for more information.


Without a protective mouth guard, athletes across all sports are 60% more likely to sustain an oral injury. For this reason, all athletes across all sports and skill levels should be wearing a protective mouthguard. With that being said, Lacrosse is a very physical sport so Lacrosse players can be even more likely to suffer a dental injury if no mouth guard is worn. High school athletes sustained dental injury at a rate greater than 50% before the National Federation of State High Schools mandated mouth guards for high school students, a statistic that suggests the value of protection for players of all ages. Today, that rate is less than one percent.

Of course, wearing the best mouth guard for lacrosse is better than using just any boil-and-bite. With many options for protective mouth guards available today, you might be curious how to differentiate between the available options. Delta Dental uses a patented fitting material that produces a comfortable fit, making it easier to drink water during rest periods and talk to your teammates during games. Our patented fitting material also provides protection without relying on thickness, which allows us to offer a safe and protective mouth guard that is much less intrusive than our competitors.

Our material is remoldable as well, meaning that you can reshape it as needed. Unfortunately, most mouthpieces can only be molded once before you need to buy a new one, which can be a major problem for youth athletes who have braces or other dental appliances. Our fitting material also has antibacterial properties, helping to prevent bacteria from getting stuck in the product and jeopardizing your health.

Athletes with braces often think that their orthodontic hardware prevents them from participating in sports such as lacrosse, but our fitting material allows our mouth guards to work seamlessly for them as well. Participating in sports with braces, especially a contact sport like lacrosse, comes with the potential for oral injury due to the displacement of the braces or laceration of the inside of the mouth. This makes getting the correct mouth guard even more important for your athlete's safety. 


The first benchmark of a good mouth guard is ease of use. Many products involve a complicated boiling procedure just to fit, but our products only require a microwave. Here is how to form a Delta Dental Athletic Mouth Guard in four easy steps:

  1. Wrap your mouth guard in a wet paper towel and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds
  2. Dip it in cool water for 3-5 seconds
  3. Unwrap your mouth guard and bite down lightly
  4. Press the front of your mouth guard against your teeth, close your lips, and suck for approximately one minute. This ensures a snug fit.

We also have easy directions if you have braces or would prefer to boil your guard. Likewise, cleaning our thin mouth guards for lacrosse is easy. The Delta Dental Athletic Mouth Guard is dishwasher-safe, or you can simply scrub it with cold water and a toothbrush.

We understand that every athlete has unique needs and a unique personality, and we try to be as accommodating as possible. We provide both strapped and strapless mouth guards to suit a broad array of athlete preferences. We also offer our products in multiple colors so you can show off your sense of style and make your mouth guard feel like your own. The primary reason to wear a mouth guard is to help prevent sports-related dental injuries, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't look good whenever you score a goal.


Delta Dental manufactures the best mouth guards for lacrosse players because of the care we put into every aspect of our product. We consult with dental professionals to combine the flexibility athletes want with the protection they need. Experience why our product is the best mouth guard for lacrosse today!

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