MMA Mouthguard questions/opinions

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  1. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    What mouthguard do you use? do you prefer single or double guard?

    And how do you guy's clean your mouthguard? I've heard of several different methods just wondering what's the best/most effective.


    I havn't had/needed a mouthguard for quite a few years now, I'm sure there's new and improved technology now.
    I was just out looking at some and saw that most of them available locally are made by ShockDoctor. But they're also single guards (only top teeth)
     
  2. Optamix

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    I've always used the .99 cent ones from Walmart. Single. I can't stand double ones.

    I keep it in a small rubbermain container full of scope. Keeps it minty fresh.
     
  3. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I think i'd rather spend a few dollars and get a bit better one lol. But the mouthwash thing is a good idea.
     
  4. Mejnoon

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    Don't fuck with the fancy ones with breathing channels and whatnot. Either stick with the cheap ones or get one fitted by a dentist. I just got a good custom one, cost me ~100 but well worth it. Its a single, very slim, and it fits so well you almost have to pop it off. You can talk and breathe easily. Definitely the way to go if you're willing to spend the cheddah...
     
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    $100 mouthguard? :eek3:
     
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    $50 for the mouthguard, $50 for the fitting...check with some dentists, its usually higher
     
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    A friend of mine got one of these and he loves it. About as close as you can get to a dentist-fitted guard. ~$80 I think he said, with custom colors and whatnot...

    http://www.customguards.com/
     
  8. Shrug

    Shrug Die in a Kimbo fight

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    i bought one for like 9 bucks dr gel or whatever, its niver then a hard plastic one
     
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    all reviews say the same thing about custom guards. protech > gladiator > orange peel > opro

    they say protech's only slightly better than gladiator but its the same price so gladiator is obsolete
     
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    I'm to poor for that :(
     
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    Ive had dentist ones and cheapie boiling water ones the dentist ones are better but not that much better.

    All of my mouthguards have had to be pulled out with my hand they wont pop out unless you want them too.
     
  12. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    The shock doctor ones were only 20 bucks CAD, and from some of the people i talked to at the gym earlier, they're pretty good, fit well, etc. I'll probably grab one of them for now. Maybe later on i'll get one made by the dentist.
     
  13. Skeletor

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    cheap double's ftw when I was a kid. Haven't needed one for a while, but since I have a little money in the bank I'd probably go for a fitted one.... but double is a must, and I don't even think they do fitted doubles, right?
     
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    why doubles? i got my ass kicked when i used a double cause the hole was too small
     
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    when you consider how much it costs to get your teeth broken out, i think its a small cost
     
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    I've been doing this for years, the only time I've ever chipped my tooth was eating popcorn.
     
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    :werd:

    I can't breathe worth shit out of them.
     
  18. VulgarTheClown

    VulgarTheClown A child and a gun.....go together like apple pie a

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    I brush mine with hydrogen peroxide and soak it in a listerine/water solution

    scope doesn't kill any bacteria it just makes it minty.
     
  19. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    actually, it's usually free to get your teeth broken out. Getting then replaced is the expensive part. :fawkd:
     
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    troof
     
  21. Optamix

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    Well that kinda sucks to know...
     
  22. Skeletor

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    afrin nasal spray pre-fight = nothing there to clog your shit up... and yeah mouth breathing is pretty necessary once you're deep into it, but i learned to rough through it and it didn't bother me back then :dunno:

    double just = more security IMO...



    definitely go for fitted if you're getting single though.... i think anybody who says 100 is a small price to pay to keep your teeth is 100% correct. There's no reason to be a cheap ass when your health and appearance are at stake.
     
  23. CyberEye

    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I went out and bought a shock doctor, this one to be precise.

    http://www.shockdoc.com/mouthguards/gelMax.html

    after boiling/fitting twice it fits like a glove, and is very secure. I'm thinking I'll stick with this for the time being, then get a fitted one later on.

    I paid 20 bucks cad for it, they're 10 US on the shock doctor website.
     
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    Afrin? is that stuff cheap?
     
  25. xinster

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    now see i just dont get this shit. all of the mouthguards share the same god damn features. im just gnona go to modells and assume the expensive one pwns most.


    i hope they dont stock brainpad or else its back to square 1
     

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