The main goals of sports dentistry include prevention and treatment of sports related dental/orofacial injuries, information collection and promotion of research on the preventive procedures related to injuries. Mouthguards are religiously worn by athletes who recognize the need for protection during sport activities. It is an effective device for the prevention from stomatognathic trauma during sports. The thickness of the mouthguard influences on impact absorption and the preventive effect against stomatognathic injury. Now-a-days, the use of protective mouthguards as preventive measures for persons participating in sports activities is being encouraged. Mouthguards i.e. stock, boil-and-bite, and custom made in which custom made had been reported to show superior properties in terms of comfort, adaptability, stability, ability to talk and breathe along with better protection. Participation in sports makes a positive and powerful contribution to social, personal and physical development. It helps promote the adoption of a healthy lifestyle and prevention of diseases and illness. The smile and the aesthetics of the anterior dentition play an important role in human relationships.