If you play a contact sport, you’ll want to ask our dentist about getting an athletic mouth guard. While you can buy generic sports mouth guards over the counter, they don’t offer the same level of protection or comfort as a .
A sports mouth guard from our Holland dentist will allow you to breathe, speak, and drink properly so you can focus on the game.
How Mouth Guards Work
A mouth guard is a removable oral appliance that fits over your upper teeth. Athletes wear mouth guards to protect their teeth from blunt force trauma to the face while playing sports. For example, mouth guards protect football players from getting traumatic dental injuries every time they’re tackled to the ground.
Benefits of Mouth Guards
The cost of a custom mouth guard is significantly less than what it would cost to pay for expensive tooth restorations like dental bridges or crowns. A mouth guard will also prevent your season from being cut short due to traumatic dental injuries.
Candidates for Mouth Guards
Whether you need a mouth guard for football, boxing, hockey, or another contact sport, we will be able to create a mouth guard that offers the best dental protection for the sport you play. There are also health benefits for wearing a mouth guard for non-contact sports where oral injury is still a risk, such as skateboarding. If you aren’t sure whether you need a mouth guard for the sport you play, you’ll want to schedule an appointment with our dentist for athletes.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Habecker
Dr. Brenton Habecker is an experienced family dentist in Holland, Michigan. He’s also accepting new patients and would be more than happy to welcome you to our practice. To request an appointment, please call Macatawa Smiles at (616) 396-7524. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.