Mouthguards

A mouthguard is a protective dental device that is used to cover and cushion the teeth, gums, and jaws during sports or certain physical activities. It is designed to absorb and distribute the impact forces that can occur during contact sports or activities that involve potential trauma to the mouth.

Mouthguards offer several important benefits. Firstly, they provide a protective barrier that helps prevent dental injuries such as tooth fractures, dislodged teeth, and soft tissue damage. By absorbing and redistributing the forces of impact, a mouthguard can significantly reduce the risk of dental trauma.

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What is Mouthguard Services?

Mouthguards are particularly crucial in contact sports such as football, hockey, boxing, and martial arts, where there is a higher risk of facial or dental injuries. However, they can be beneficial in any sport or activity where there is a chance of accidental collisions or falls.

There are different types of mouthguards available. Stock mouthguards are pre-formed and come ready to wear, but they may not provide the best fit or comfort. Boil-and-bite mouthguards are made from thermoplastic material that softens in hot water and then molds to the shape of the teeth when bitten into. Custom-fitted mouthguards, made by dental professionals, offer the highest level of protection and comfort as they are specifically tailored to an individual’s teeth and jaw.

Proper care and maintenance of a mouthguard are essential to ensure its effectiveness. Mouthguards should be cleaned regularly with a toothbrush and toothpaste, rinsed thoroughly, and stored in a ventilated container to avoid bacteria growth. It is also important to inspect the mouthguard for signs of wear or damage and replace it when necessary.

Wearing a mouthguard is a simple and effective way to protect the teeth and mouth during physical activities. It is recommended to consult with a dentist to determine the most suitable type of mouthguard for your specific needs and to ensure proper fit and protection. By wearing a mouthguard, you can help minimize the risk of dental injuries and maintain good oral health while staying active in sports or other physical endeavors.

Why Choose Us?

Westbrook Family Dental has a strong reputation in the community for their exceptional dental services. Positive patient reviews and testimonials highlight the professionalism, expertise, and compassionate care provided by the dentists and staff. This positive reputation is a testament to their commitment to delivering high-quality dental care, including mouthguards.

Ultimately, by choosing Westbrook Family Dental for a mouthguard, patients can expect personalized care, expert guidance, and a well-fitted, comfortable mouthguard that provides excellent protection.

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