There are different needs for mouthguards. Sports mouthguards are used to protect the teeth during all sporting activities. They are recommended for any athlete involved in contact sports.

There are mouthguards that are made for people that grind their teeth, to keep any damage from occurring from bruxism (grinding of the teeth).

TMJ splints are designed for patients that suffer from joint pain in the jaw. These are usually prescribed by an oral surgeon after an extensive evaluation of the TMJ joint.