The Importance of Wearing a Sports Mouth Guard

The Importance of Wearing a Sports Mouth Guard

Sep 27, 2018

The back-to-school season also comes with plenty of fun on the field. However active sports may concern many parents when it comes to protecting their children. Our team at Bella Smiles is ready to do all we can to support your children and keep them healthy. One way we do just that is what the help of providing our patients with sports mouth guards protect teeth while allowing your children to stay active and enjoy their sport. If you are interested in learning more about sports mouth guards, then continue reading on and see how they can benefit your child.

There are several different types of month cards that can benefit an individual in their own ways. our clinic provides custom-made mouthguards to especially fit an individual’s unique set of teeth. Below are a few commonly used mouthguards:

  • Stock mouthguards: This option can easily be found over the counter and provides the least amount of protection and comfort, but it is often the cheaper option.
  • “Boil and Bite” mouthguards: This option can also be commonly found in most drug stores. “Boil and bite” mouthguards are immersed in boiling water and fitted to an individual’s set of teeth. It provides further comfort and support than a stock mouthguard would.
  • Custom-made mouthguards. Custom-made mouthguards are created at a dental office. Your dentist will take an impression of your smile and create a custom piece that fits perfectly around your teeth and leaves you with comfortable protection.

What Are The Benefits Of Mouthguards?

Investing in a custom-made mouthguard is a smart idea for anyone and a high impact or active sport but is worried about damaging their mouth. It’s a small price to pay in comparison more expensive treatment that would be needed if you were to damage your mouth. We can provide different levels of thickness and comfort in order to offer you exactly what you need. If you or your child need a sports mouth guard, then contact our team at Bella Smiles to schedule your appointment today. Feel free to use our convenient web form to book online today.

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