We often help address multiple oral health concerns, and even safeguard teeth against injury, with a custom mouthguard. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist will explain how a comfortable and custom-made oral appliance could provide treatment for issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), and also lower the risk of chipped… Read more »
Category: Custom Mouthguard
You can easily buy a mouthguard at any sporting goods or big box store, but your Kansas City, MO, dentist offers something better: a custom mouthguard. Created specifically for a patient’s smile, they can offer a host of benefits and even treat jaw joint disorders, such as bruxism. Should you and your kids try one?
The habitual grinding of your teeth (also referred to as bruxism) often happens while you are sleeping. If something occurs while you are asleep, how do you know that it is happening? When it comes to bruxism, your dentist will likely see signs of it during your routine exams. However, we are outlining three signs… Read more »
If you or your child participate in fall sports, a mouthguard should be worn during practice and games. The National Federation of State High School Associations require mouthguards for the following contact sports: football, field hockey, ice hockey, and lacrosse. Mouthguards can protect an athlete against orofacial injuries. According to the Academy for Sports Dentistry, studies have shown… Read more »