We have an excellent range of mouthguards to protect your family's teeth. They're great for even the most rugged of sports.
Self-Fit Comfortable Mouthguards
Developed in the UK, the SAFEJAWZ mouthguard is a revolutionary self-fit mouthguard. SAFEJAWZ has been making custom mouthguards for dentists for years. These mouthguards offer protection for the upper and lower brackets in one comfortable mouthguard. Difficulties talking and breathing during sports can now be a thing of the past.
Advance Tech & Patented Design
Maximum Protection ideal for High Impact Sports
Specially designed for use with Braces
With it's advanced technology and patented design, the POWRGARD® Mouthgards provide maximum protection and are ideal for all high impact sports. They mould firmly to the teeth to provide exceptional comfort and support and are suitable for adults or children from ages 13 and up. Available in both single arch and double arch.
We are one of a few practices in Ireland and the UK to supply the POWRGARD® Mouthgards. These are specially for wearing with braces and can be difficult to source. With it's advanced technology and patented design, these mouthgards provide maximum protection and are ideal for all high impact sports. They mould firmly to the teeth to provide exceptional comfort and support and are suitable for adults or children from ages 13 and up.
Powrgard Mouthgards for Braces
As one of the few providers of Myobraces in Ireland, we can supply PowrGard mouthgards from the Myobrace appliance range. When you or your child is wearing fixed braces you need a mouthgard that will fit over those braces. The PowrGard mouthgard has a special channel to fit over braces and wires. It can be remoulded as needed and adapts as your teeth move position.
We are delighted to be able to provide these high quality mouthgards. Finding mouthgards suitable for use with braces is difficult. The PowrGard range is excellent and, using the latest in technology, these mouthgards provide comfort and protection.
Powrgard Junior Gum Shield
The Powrgard Junior gum shield is for children between ages five and nine years. The design offers genuine protection for young athletes with a wide variety of sports and activities, including martial arts.
They come pre-moulded with the correct arch form to give the most comfortable fit. The advanced technology design dramatically reduces the potential for concussion and gives the wearer the opportunity to perform at their best.
Made from a high quality single layer EVA, the mouth-guard's thickened base helps in protection of the jaw joints and jarring impacts. It is designed to be easy to mould, due to minimal moulding, and comfortable to wear. The Powrgard Junior Gum Shield comes in clear colour only is suitable for all junior sports.
PowrGuard Mouthguard Fitting Instructions
1. Put mouthguard (tongue tag down) into a bowl of freshly boiled water (100C / 212F) for 90 seconds maximum
2. Lift mouthguard gently from water using a spoon
3. Cool under tap water for 1 second only bringing surface temperature to a comfortable level. Quickly move onto the next step.
4. Watching in mirror, line up centre of the mouthguard with centre line of upper teeth and proceed rapidly with steps 5-7
5. Fit mouthguard into upper teeth (tongue tag up) and press firmly into front teeth and molars
6. Put tip of tongue on tag and close mouth while biting down hard on mouthguard
7. Suck in strongly and press edges of the mouthguard into teeth and gumline through the lips and cheeks for 20 seconds. Remove from mouth and cool under tap water for 1 minute. Replace in mouth and test for a good, firm fit.
Pack Size :1
Cleaning and Care
Mouthguards are a perfect breeding ground for bacterial growth. Bacteria get trapped in crevices and pores of the material and if not cleaned properly, the germs can flourish and multiply. Make sure to rinse your mouthgard after each use and store in a clean, dry area.
We are GDPR compliant
We seek your consent to obtain and process personal data for the purpose of providing you with dental treatment safely and to the highest standards. This Statement is your guide to the principles of privacy and confidentiality which govern the collection, use, storage, disclosure and destruction of your personal data in this practice. The data compliance officer in this practice is Anne O’Donnell BDS NUI Obtaining personal information It is important to obtain, use and store information about you, your general and your dental health in order to provide dental care efficiently and reduce the risk of injury or other damage to your health. This personal data includes: Personal details such as your name, age, address, telephone numbers, email address, PPS number, and medical card number/expiry date Your doctor and relevant Medical Consultant(s) Your medical and dental history X-rays, clinical photographs and study models Information about proposed treatment, options, consent to treatment, treatment provided and its cost Notes of conversations or incidents that might occur for which a record needs to be kept Any correspondence with other healthcare professionals relating to you including agreed referrals to other healthcare professionals Your personal information is stored on computer.This practice is registered with the Data Protection Commissioner. We will regularly update your personal data, including your medical care, to keep it relevant. We ask that you please inform us of any significant changes, such as a change of address or other contact details, at your earliest convenience. It is important to know that the collection, use or possible disclosure of this data may be crucial to our ability to safely provide you with the care you require; without your agreement to this process it may not be possible to undertake treatment. You have access to a copy of your personal data upon written request and the right to have data rectified if incorrect. Personal data is kept for specified, explicit and lawful purposes Your personal data is obtained, kept and used primarily for the purpose of providing you with healthcare efficiently and safely at all times.Staff within the practice will have access to the data on a ‘need-to-know’ basis to ensure you receive the highest standard of care.In the course of your care, members of the dental team may access your records: To prepare for and to complete your dental care To identify and print a prescription To generate a work certificate To type, if dictated or print a referral letter to another healthcare professional To open correspondence or any other documents from other healthcare professionals To print or photocopy your records if you instruct us to forward them to another healthcare professional To collate, print, photocopy and post insurance or medico-legal reports. To complete insurance payment claims, such as PRSI, GMS and private health insurance forms. It is practice policy to send you a reminder of when your next ‘check-up’ is due. This reminder is sent to you by post/electronic mail/ or text message. We seek your consent to use your personal data for this propose and advise you of your right to refuse to have your data used for this purpose. Personal data is only used and disclosed for the purpose of your care All members of the dental team adhere to the practice’s Code on Confidentiality in compliance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003, and the Dental Council’s Code of Practice relating to Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct, 2012. Any disclosure of personal data, without your consent, can only be done for specified, legitimate reasons (8 (a-h), Data Protection Act, 1988; Section 10, Dental Council’s Code of Practice relating to Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct, 2012). Access to your personal data is on a ‘need-to-know’ basis. This prohibits the release of your information to a spouse, partner or family member without your explicit consent. A guardian or carer may have the right to access information in the case of vulnerable adults or those with diminished mental capacity. A parent or guardian will have access to your personal information if you are less than 16 years of age. A copy of your dental records will be transferred to another practice or healthcare professional upon your written request. Your consent will be sought before the release of any data to other healthcare professionals and then only the relevant part of your records will be released.All healthcare professionals are required to treat your personal data to the same standard of privacy as outlined in this statement. Your consent will be sought in the case of: A report to dental insurance company A medico-legal report Any documentation relating to a “third party” Dental Scheme (e.g. Medical Card or PRSI scheme) There are certain activities where patient information may be used but where the Information is anonymised, eliminating patient identification: Teaching Continuing Professional Development. Case studies are a very useful learning tool Quality Assurance/Internal audit. Audit is a necessary tool in assessing and assuring the quality of your care Research If DENTIST should cease practice or should die while still a practicing dentist, the dental team will be guided by the Dental Council’s Code of Practice relating to Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct in informing you, safeguarding your personal data and ensuring continuity of care where possible. Every effort is made to ensure disclosed personal data is accurate and transferred securely. Personal data is kept safely Anne o’ Donnell is responsible for data security in this practice. Obtained personal data is accessed on a ‘need-to-know’ basis and thereafter, is stored securely: There is no access for unauthorised persons to manual records, computers or computer monitors ( our practice management software has a privacy screen option to protect your privacy ) The dental team is trained in the secure use of , email and the internet The dental team is compliant with the practice’s security measures The practice premises is locked and alarmed when unoccupied The practice software is legally owned The practice software is updated regularly and password protected Software security is audited All clinical, financial and administrative records are backed up off-site daily by PlanetDDS A contract for the security of off-site records is in place between Unodent ltd trading as Mullingar Dental, and PlanetDDS Anne O’ Donnell is responsible for dealing with any incident where personal data has been put at risk of unauthorised disclosure, loss, destruction or alteration. Management of any breach incident will comply with the advice of the Data Protection Commissioner (Personal Data Security Breach Code of Practice). Personal data is kept accurate, complete and up-to-date A staff member will review your personal information with you on a regular basis to ensure we hold accurate, high quality records for you. Any changes to your personal details, your medical or dental status will be recorded in your records. We ask you to let us know of any changes in contact details at your earliest convenience. Personal data is adequate, relevant and not excessive Every effort is made to ensure that the information we collect and retain for you is in keeping with our aim to provide you with an efficient service and to care for you safely. We will explain the purpose of any information sought if you are not sure why. Personal data is retained for no longer than necessary We retain all adult records for 8 years after the last treatment. In the case of children and young adults, the records are kept until the patient’s 25th birthday; or their 26th birthday if the young person was 17 when they finished treatment. If a patient dies before their 18th birthday, records are kept for 8 years. (Dental Council Code of Practice relating to Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct, 2012). Your rights You are legally entitled to a photocopy of your personal data upon written request. As well as a right of access you also have the right to have any inaccuracies in your data rectified and to have the data erased. (NOTE: The maximum fee for an access request is €6.35). You will be provided with a photocopy of an x-ray in response to an access request. All written requests should be addressed to: NAME Anne O’ Donnell ADDRESS Mullingar Dental, Austin Friars Street, Mullingar , County Westmeath. Your request will be dealt with in a timely manner( within 10 working days of receiving the written request) It is your right to have your name removed from all practice marketing information including ‘check-up’ recalls if you do not consider this information to be in your best interest. If you wish to be removed from our appointment texting service or our marketing/mailing lists please advise Anne O’ Donnell If you do not wish to have your personal data collected, used or disclosed as described in this Statement please discuss this matter with Anne O’ Donnell. It is important to know that the collection, use or possible disclosure of this data may be crucial to our ability to safely provide you with the care you require; without your agreement to this process it may not be possible to undertake treatment. If you have a complaint or concern with any aspect of how we process your personal information we would hope that you would notify Anne O’ Donnell in the first place. You retain the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner at all times. If you have any questions in relation to this Statement or any issue that arises from it please speak with Anne O’ Donnell Anne O’ Donnell Compliance Office