Sport season is back! You and your kids are playing high impact sports and are taking precautions to protect your bodies from possible injuries, but are you protecting your smile?
What kind of mouthguards are available? The most commonly used mouthguards are the “boil and bite” type. They are readily available at sporting good stores and are easy to prepare. But did you know that wearing this type of mouthguard does virtually nothing to protect your teeth? Research shows that the boil and bite mouthguards are only giving a slight advantage, and possiably no advantage, over not wearing one at all. So what’s the solution?
Getting a properly fitting mouthguard is essential to protecting your teeth from injury. Your Kelowna dental office is the best place to obtain a properly fitting mouthguard. The process is simple and in two visits you are on your way to practice session with a mouthguard designed to protect your teeth.
What are the advantages to get a mouthguard from your Kelowna dentist?
The mouthguard is custom fitted for your teeth. It is specifically moulded to conform to your bone, muscles, and teeth, protecting your smile.
What are the steps in getting a mouthguard from your Kelowna dentist?
First you schedule an appointment. Then an impression, mould, is taken of your top teeth. At your second visit your dentist will make sure the mouthguard fits properly and is comfortable for you. The process is simple. So call your dental office to get a proper mouthguard!
Whether you’re visiting us for cosmetic or general dentistry, we provide a comfortable experience with results that will last. Contact us to book an appointment today!
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