Dentist, Dr Anthony Lovat, BDS, founded OPRO in 1997. Over the last 20+ years OPRO has become known as the world’s most technically advanced mouthguard manufacturer and a leading pioneer in oral protection.
Through the development of cutting edge technology and the use of innovative design and production methods, OPRO has been at the forefront of protecting the safety of athletes at all levels across a range of different sports.
The family owned and run company, based in the UK, was bestowed with the Queen’s Award for innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking research in the field of oral protection in 2007. In 2018 OPRO won the Gold Award in the Team & Social Sports Protection category at ISPO, Munich.
Making sure that each mouthguard is a perfect fit is no easy task, yet OPRO are world renowned for their quality products. This recognition has led to associations with well-known professional sporting organisations that include the UFC, England Rugby, 11 Aviva Premiership Teams, New Zealand Rugby, Australia Rugby, USA Rugby England Rugby League, GB Taekwondo, England & GB Hockey, England Boxing and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), to name but a few.
OPRO is proud to be the Official Mouthguard of Bristol Bears, having first supported the club over 15 years ago.