What type of plastic is the night guard ?

I lost my hard plastic night guard from my dentist and purchased the ones from the drug store. The soft plastic makes my mouth break out. Have you had others complain about this problem. I would like to purchase your product but first I would like to know if you use the soft plastic that the drug store brands use.

Thanks. Barbara
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Name of material of SmartGuard
by: Dr. Spainhower

Hello Barbara,

I have not had reports of the SmartGuard material causing rashes or breakouts of the mouth.

The material is a medical grade FDA Approved material from Dupont called Elvax.

Of course you never know about materials...it seems that almost anything can leach out, but the elvax has no reports of harmful affects.

The OTC night guard that is made out of Elvax is the doctors nightguard. so, hopefully that wasn't the guard that caused your mouth to react to it.

Let me know either way how the SmartGuard material affects you.

Sincerely,

Dr. Spainhower

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