The Ortho-LipGuard is customizable to your braces and can be re-molded as your braces are adjusted and your needs change. It provides temporary relief of direct pressure to the lips. Simply boil water add the 2 inch strip for 45 seconds, remove and add quickly to cold water for 3 seconds. Remove and with the index and thumbs of both hands, press and mold the flat portion across the front side of your 4 to 6 middle teeth. Allow 45 seconds to cool. Contains 10 individual patient packs and 5 instruction cards.