The UFC is Now 3D Printing Custom Mouth Guards for Athletes

March 17, 2016

The UFC is Now 3D Printing Custom Mouth Guards for Athletes

The mouth is one of the most important orifices on our face and our teeth are pivotal to our nutrition and  eating habits. It is for these reasons that the UFC is partnering up with 3D printing company Guardlab to revolution athletic mouth guards. What makes these guards different is the technology used to give each athlete a perfectly fitted mouth guard. 3D scanning is used to get a perfect computerized image of the jaw and teeth then a 3D printer is used to make the actual guard. The result is a perfectly fitted mouth guard the gives athletes the most protection with the most comfort.  

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