Do you clench and grind your teeth? Is it time to get a new mouthguard to wear during contact sports? We provide custom mouthguard treatment in Quakertown, PA. Dr. Kelly Halle-Brown provides sports mouthguards and nightguards for patients who play contact sports or need to protect their teeth due to nightly teeth clenching and grinding. Wearing a custom mouthguard can prevent future dental problems, including chipped, fractured, worn, and lost permanent teeth.
Custom Mouthguard in Quakertown, PA
Dr. Halle-Brown can create custom sports mouthguards and nightguards for patients using dental impressions.
Wearing a sports mouthguard during contact sports like hockey, lacrosse, and football can prevent injuries. There are many other benefits of sports mouthguards. Custom-made sports mouthguards:
- Protect the lower jaw
- Reduce the risk of losing teeth
- Minimize tooth damage
- Reduce damage to braces and orthodontic appliances
- Prevent bruising or injury to the soft tissues of the smile
Patients who do not wear custom mouthguards during sports may be distracted by their ill-fitting mouthguards. Some patients may feel the need to clench their teeth to keep their mouthguards in place. With custom mouthguards, patients can focus on the game without distractions.
Do you wake up with jaw pain? Does your jaw pop or click when you eat hard or crunchy foods? Chances are, you have a TMJ disorder. Many patients with TMJ disorders benefit from wearing a nightguard, especially if they experience problems like headaches, jaw pain, tooth wear, and teeth clenching and grinding.
- Prevent tooth wear
- Help relax the jaw
- Prevent teeth clenching and grinding
Because nightguards are typically made of hard acrylic materials, patients are not encouraged to chew on their nightguards. A custom nightguard covers the upper or lower tooth arch, preventing teeth from grinding. Wearing a nightguard also prevents tooth wear and pain from bruxism and alleviates pressure from the TMJ.
Get a Custom Mouthguard Today
Does your child need a mouthguard for the upcoming sports season? Do you need a bruxism nightguard? Contact Upper Bucks Dental Arts today at (215) 876-0543. You can also request a dental appointment with Dr. Halle-Brown online.