Protect Your Smile Better With Custom Mouthguards

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Without athletic mouthguards, you can be putting your teeth at risk for chips, cracks, or even lost teeth. Call Tulip Tree Dental Today at 574-208-5668 to make an appointment for custom-made athletic mouthguards. You are always one injury away from damaging your teeth, but mouthguards can help a lot.

Why You Need Mouthguards For Sports

Many schools and leagues require athletic mouthguards for sports like football, hockey, basketball, and more. Professional athletes usually wear them as well. Why? Because being active can put your teeth at risk.

  • Tripping on the court and landing hard.
  • Having a biking accident.
  • Getting hit in the mouth by a stray ball or puck.
  • Getting hit hard enough to jar your teeth.

By calling our South Bend, IN dental office today, you can make an appointment with Dr. Hurcomb for a customized athletic mouthguard. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, giving her advanced training and education in taking care of smiles. She grew up here in Indiana and knows how our mouthguards can help with sports in our area.

And if you need a mouthguard for your children, our entire team knows how to work with kids. We can help them feel safe and welcome at Tulip Tree Dental Care. Then we can give them a custom athletic mouthguard to help protect their teeth when they’re active.

You Should Get A Custom Mouthguard

Why is a custom athletic mouthguard perfect for you? Here are some reasons.

You might be required to have a mouthguard.

Athletic mouthguards do a great job of protecting your teeth during sports. That’s why more and more schools and leagues are making them mandatory. If you need one to play, then you should get one that fits well.

That’s why you should call us today at 574-208-5668 for your next appointment. Dr. Hurcomb has been taking custom athletic mouthguards for years, so she knows how to help ensure they fit and protect you well.

Store-bought mouthguards don’t fit nearly as well.

There are one-size-fits-all and “boil-and-bite” mouthguards available in some sporting goods stores. However, there are several problems with these.

  • They’re not customized, so they don’t fit as well. That means they won’t protect your teeth as well either. Would you hear a helmet that wouldn’t stay on your head?
  • They’re not as comfortable as one made specifically for your teeth. If it bothers you, how tempted would you be to just not wear it?

By calling our South Bend, IN dental office today, you can get an athletic mouthguard made specifically for your teeth. It will protect your smile better than store-bought ones. It will also feel more comfortable so you can focus on your game.

It’s easier to breathe with customized mouthguards.

Another problem of store-bought mouthguards is that they can make it harder to breathe. After all, they don’t fit well in your mouth. When you’re playing hard, you need all the air you can get. Because our custom athletic mouthguards fit so well, you’ll find it easier to breathe.

Call Tulip Tree Dental Care today to schedule your next appointment. Dr. Hurcomb has the advanced dental training necessary to get you a mouthguard that fits well.

It’s cheaper in the long-run because you avoid dental restorations.

This is an overlooked benefit. If you skip on a mouthguard to save money, you’re putting your teeth at risk. The cost of a customized mouthguard is much less than dental restoration to repair or even replace teeth.

That’s why you need to call our South Bend, IN dental office today for custom athletic mouthguards. You’re not just protecting your smile. You’re also helping to avoid future dental work.

Call us TODAY at 574-208-5668. Our team has been providing custom athletic mouthguards for years. We know how customized mouthguards simply protect your teeth better. By making an appointment with Dr. Hurcomb, you can take advantage of her advanced training and get a mouthguard that fits right.

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