What Protection Does a Custom Fitted Mouth Guard Provide?

family dentist Williamsburg NYThere are many varieties of mouth guards for the many conditions they serve. Your family dentist can determine what style and type will work best for you, and fabricate a mouth guard that will fit and provide the utmost in function.

Protection: Many sports require their athletes to wear a mouth guard. And even if not required, the wise athlete understands the importance of wearing a mouth guard. This is an absolute necessity in contact sports, but even in less combative activity, an accidental run-in is always possible.

The custom fitted mouth guard provides the maximum protection for the teeth, tongue, and soft oral tissues of the mouth. If the mouth guard does not fit properly, it can be dislodged; an ill-fitting mouth guard can be more distracting than helpful. 

The custom fitted mouth guard provides the maximum protection for the teeth, tongue, and soft oral tissues of the mouth.

Prevention: Daily stresses can result in teeth grinding and jaw clenching activity most often started subconsciously during periods of sleep. A custom fitted night guard is designed to prevent this habit from disturbing your rest while protecting your teeth and jaws from the damage of on-going grinding.

Mouth guards are available from drug stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, sporting goods stores, and online. Some claim to be able to customize the fit; others are one size fits all. There are hard plastics, soft and malleable plastics; the patient has to do is figure out which one will best suit their dental needs.

However, a visit with our family dentist takes all the guess work from the individual and places it in the hands of the dentistry experts.

Your mouth guard will be made to your oral specifications; it will fit and function with precision and comfort. That is the beauty of having a custom fitted mouth guard … after all, if it doesn’t fit well and offer the utmost in comfort and protection, you won’t wear it.

To learn more about your options, contact our team at Euro Dental Studio and schedule your professional consultation today.

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