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Mouth Guards2020-05-25T06:07:12+00:00

Mouth Guards in NE Calgary

Wearing a mouth guard protects the teeth and surrounding tissues in the mouth. Depending on the type, mouth guards can be worn while participating in sports or during sleep in the form of a night guard. Mouth guards fit securely over the upper teeth, offering protection from teeth trauma as well as, preserving the teeth’s aesthetic appearance.

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Different Kinds of Mouth Guards in NE Calgary, AB T3J 0W8

  • Stock Mouth Guards: Typically worn as sports guards, this is an inexpensive option that can be worn immediately. This pre-formed mouth guard can be found over the counter.This mouth guard offers minimal protection and is not adjustable in terms of fit.It may feel bulky or awkward in the mouth and can effects one’s breathing and talking.
  • Boil and Bite Mouth Guards: These can be purchased over the counter. They offer a better fit than stock mouth guards. The mouth guard consists of thermoplastic material and when placed in water the plastic softens. After softening, the mouth guard is inserted in the mouth and takes to the shape of the teeth.
  • Custom-fitted Mouth Guards: This mouth guard is fabricated in a dental lab and customized to fit the individual’s teeth. This mouth guard fits securely and comfortably in the mouth providing proper protection. This mouth guard is higher in price but is worth the investment. Custom-fitted mouth guards are recommended for patients with bruxism or TMD disorders.

Why Use Mouth Guards in NE Calgary, AB T3J 0W8?

In addition to the reasons listed above, mouth guards can:

  • Prevent cheek lesions.
  • Prevent concussions.
  • Prevent gum and soft tissue injuries.
  • Prevent jawbone fractures.
  • Prevent lip lesions.
  • Prevent neck injuries.
  • Prevent tongue lesions
  • Prevent chipped or broken teeth.
  • Prevent nerve damage.
  • Prevent tooth loss.
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We continue to receive several emails and phone calls from our patients eagerly waiting to schedule appointments. We anticipate opening the office very soon for emergency and non urgent dental care very soon. I have been taking steps to ensure a high level of safety for our staff and patients once we are open.

We will limit the number of patients in our office at any one given time and make sure that social distancing between patients is followed as recommended by Dr. Hinshaw (Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer) and the Alberta Dental College.

Germs and viruses can spread easily so we want to make sure we are doing our part to protect our patients and staff through prevention measures. We will be having mandatory protocols in place for hand washing, sanitization of workspace and our staff wearing masks.

There will be limited staff available and we will make our best efforts to answer phones from 9am to 1:00 pm from Monday to Thursday to schedule emergency and non urgent dental care. If we do not answer your call please understand that we are assisting another patient or feel free to text me at 403-703-1914.

Please know that the safety of our patients and staff is our highest priority. We want you to feel comfortable the next time you visit our office knowing that we have taken the steps to protect everyone.