Sports mouth guards are dental devices that are designed to protect the teeth and gums from injury during athletic activities. They are typically made of soft plastic or laminate material that conforms to the shape of the teeth and gums, providing a cushioning effect that helps absorb impact forces. With a visit at Reston Dental Care, our dentists can create a custom-fitted sports mouth guards so you can enjoy the sports you love without worry.

The Fitting Process

The fitting process for a sports mouth guard is important to ensure that your appliance fits properly and provides adequate protection. When you come in for your custom mouth guard, we will create the appliance based on a scan of your teeth and shape it to perfectly fit your smile. Thanks to the cutting-edge digital scanner we use at our office, this process is quick and comfortable.

It is important to note that sports mouth guards should be replaced periodically as they can wear down over time or become contaminated with bacteria. Additionally, you should clean your mouth guard regularly with a toothbrush and toothpaste or with a specialized mouth guard cleaner.

Benefits of Sports Mouth Guards

By investing in a sports mouth guard, you can:

  • Protect teeth and gums: Sports mouth guards can help prevent injuries to the teeth, gums and jaw during athletic activities.
  • Improve performance: A properly fitting mouth guard can allow athletes to breathe more easily and speak more clearly, improving their performance on the field or court.
  • Reduce concussion risk: Some studies suggest that mouth guards may also help reduce the risk of concussions by absorbing shock and stabilizing the head and neck.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

If you or someone you know participates in sports or other athletic activities, consider investing in a high-quality sports mouth guard. It is a small investment that can help protect against serious dental injuries and improve overall performance. Do not wait until it is too late — take action now to protect your teeth and gums with a sports mouth guard in Reston, Virginia. Call us today at 703-689-0110 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jenny Cheung and associates.

We hope to see you smile soon!

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