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How Do You Clean A Mouth Guard?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Dec 7, 2016 11:02:38 AM

There are nearly 332,000 genetically distinct bacteria on the human hand. You may not think of it like this, but your mouthguard is a bacteria ambassador to your body. Germs are transported from your hands to your body via your mouthguard.  Throw a sickness in the mix and your dirty mouthguard will make sure to keep you in bed all season. 

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Topics: mouthguard care

Safety: Who Actually Cares?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Dec 2, 2016 4:07:08 PM

For those who don't know, our company is based in the University of Michigan hometown of Ann Arbor, MI.  So you better believe we were glued to the TV last Saturday watching the Ohio State vs. UofM game. But for the first time that I've seen in football, wide receiver, Corey Smith, received a time out for hooking his mouthguard on his ear.

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Topics: Football

Basketball Basics: What Do You Need For An Upcoming Season?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Nov 22, 2016 3:46:08 PM

One of the best things about basketball is that the equipment is very simple. All you need is two "baskets" (which most can find at a park or school) and a ball. However, if you plan on taking your skills to the competitive level, the amount of equipment you need goes up. 

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Topics: Basketball

How To Prevent Sun Poisoning

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Nov 17, 2016 12:50:43 PM

You probably already know that your skin turns red and painful after being exposed to the sun for long periods of time. But you may not know what's going on underneath the skin. Even when the burn is not visible, ultraviolet rays from the sun can alter your DNA and cause skin cancer. Not to mention, it will make your skin prematurely age. 

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Topics: summer

Love Your teeth? Love Your Mouthguard 

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Nov 1, 2016 12:28:43 PM

Love your mouthguard? If your used to wearing the traditional hockey puck of a mouthguard, this might be the challenge of the century. Especially in basketball, mouthguards aren't the most popular piece of equipment.

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Topics: Basketball

Nobody Celebrates Touchdowns Like Chinese Arena Football

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Oct 21, 2016 10:45:43 AM

When it comes to touch down celebrations, no one does it like the newly emerging, Chinese Arena Football League(CAFL).  As the NFL's anti-celebration penalties continue to rise, the CAFL has taken over the spotlight for hilarious TD celebrations.  Here are some of the highlights...

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Topics: Football

What's different about SISU NextGen...

Posted by Team SISU on Oct 17, 2016 2:00:26 PM

SISU Guard revolutionized mouthguard technology and set new standards for innovation. Our history of customer loyalty is a strong testament to our product quality. But just because we have a great product, doesn’t mean we can’t make it better!

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Topics: mouthguard

Why We Are Supporting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

Posted by Rita Shelley on Oct 12, 2016 11:45:23 AM

2007 was the first year that I captained a team for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. I know it's a different organization, but bare with me. When I showed up for my first team captain meeting, they asked all the captains "Why do you relay?"

People stepped up to share their stories of victory or grief. I was a little bit of a unique case - you see, no one in my family or among my friends had been affected by cancer. I relayed, I said, because I wanted to keep cancer at bay. I wanted to turn the tides and start winning the fight. 

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Topics: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Wear Pink, NBCF

SISU Mouth Guard Partners with US Lacrosse

Posted by Rita Shelley on Oct 10, 2016 2:31:29 PM

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Topics: Lacrosse

Why You Should Be Wearing a Mouthguard For Soccer

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Oct 7, 2016 1:37:08 PM

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world with over 265 million participants worldwide (as of 2007). At a glance, it may not seem like a high contact sport, like football or rugby, but with close quarter plays it can become a very physical. With that many participants, dental injuries are a lot more common than you think. In fact, up to 30% of all injuries in soccer are to the orofacial regionMouthguards are usually not required, but they are the only piece of equipment that could save you from a toothless grin. 

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Topics: Soccer

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How Do You Clean A Mouth Guard?
Safety: Who Actually Cares?
Basketball Basics: What Do You Need For An Upcoming Season?
How To Prevent Sun Poisoning
Love Your teeth? Love Your Mouthguard 
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