If you or your child plays a sport (for example, football, boxing, soccer, hockey, wrestling, or baseball), dentist William Shattuck strongly suggests a custom-made athletic mouth guard to shield the gums, teeth, and jawbone. Compared to store-bought generic mouth guards, customized mouth guards from Radiant Dental Care will be crafted and adjusted for you, which makes them even more effective and comfortable. Plus, they are custom designed for your particular sport.
These mouth guards have been shown to do much more than provide tooth protection, such as reduce cortisol release during activity, which improves performance and reduces recovery time. They have also been shown to reduce stress-induced adrenaline surges and reduce the risk of concussion by passively activating the supporting neck muscles to better support the head during contact sports. If you would like to decrease the danger of harm to your mouth, we invite you to contact Radiant Dental Care in Haslet, TX to learn more about custom-made mouth guards.
Custom mouth guards are helpful if you or your child participates in a sport with a high risk of injury or frequent contact. A number of our patients take part in football, volleyball, martial arts, soccer, softball, hockey, wrestling, and more. A custom-made mouth guard may be particularly beneficial if you have dental restorations or braces, because these can cut your gums as well as the soft tissues in your mouth. Mouth guards have also been shown to assist athletes in sports without contact (jogging, yoga, weight lifting) by reducing strain on the jawbone. Since a custom-made mouth guard has been created specifically for your goals, it generally matches better and lasts longer compared to boil-and-bite or stock mouth guards bought at sporting goods shops.
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What to Expect
For the first step in making your mouth guard, Dr. Shattuck will use a high-precision, positive-pressure vacuum former to create impressions of your teeth. Your impressions will be used to custom craft your mouth guard from high-quality, durable materials. Once your mouth guard is complete, you will return to our practice to get your guard fitted. Dr. Shattuck will ensure your mouth guard fits correctly and is comfortable.
When you get your guard, it's crucial to wear it during sports or whenever your mouth requires extra protection. Taking care of your mouth guard will be critical in maintaining its lifespan. It's necessary to keep it in a secure location and wash it before and after every use. Dr. Shattuck will explain the ideal methods for washing your mouth guard depending on the substances used. You should take it to each dental appointment so Dr. Shattuck can check its current state and also let you know when a new guard is required.
In your initial consultation, Dr. Shattuck will talk about your options and prices. Radiant Dental Care takes several payment types and offers many payment plans. We can also help you with third-party financing via CareCredit. Insurance can cover a portion of the price, so we'll call your provider to ascertain your precise advantages and calculate your personal expenses.
Custom Mouth Guards
Guard your dental well-being and boost your sports performance using a custom-made mouth guard. Dr. Shattuck provides high-quality mouth guards to protect you from accidents and distress during sports. Schedule an appointment at Radiant Dental Care in Haslet, TX to find out more information on the advantages of mouth guards.