Mouth guards also known as night guards fit snugly over the upper or lower teeth. Mouth guards protect the entire oral region from traumatic injury and teeth grinding, preserving both the esthetic appearance and the health of the smile.
Dr. Robert Bryce of Aesthetic Dentistry by Design can create a custom fitting mouth guard to protect your smile.
How can mouth guards protect my teeth?
Mouth guards also reduce the prevalence of the following injuries:
Customized mouth guards – These mouth guards offer the greatest degree of protection, and are custom-made by the dentist. First, the dentist makes an impression of the child’s teeth using special material, and then the mouth guard is constructed over the mold. Customized mouth guards are more expensive and take longer to fit, but are more comfortable, orthodontically correct, and fully approved by the dentist.
If you have questions or concerns about choosing a mouth guard for your child, please contact our office.