Sports Guards Burbank custom sports guards are individually made to your prescription and are designed to meet the needs of the specific sport and level of competition of your patient. Successful Use of Sports Guards Burbank Dental Lab pays particular attention to 3 key aspects that must be met for a sports guard to be successful. 1. The proper selection of laminated materials for the sport and level. 2. Accurate adaption to the mouth. 3. Proper occlusal thickness.