Custom Mouthguard Santa Monica, CA

Mouthguards An Overview

Our Santa Monica, CA dentist office offers custom fabricated sports mouthguards for patients of all ages. From children to adults, sports related injuries are one of the leading causes of too damage and loss. A custom mouthguard can protect your teeth and jaw from damage during sports.

Protecting your teeth is an investment in your oral health and your overall well being. Broken and missing teeth can be costly to repair, and they do not grow back.

Recent studies have shown that athletes who wear custom fit mouthguards perform better than when wearing an over the counter alternative. Custom mouthguards designed by a dentist fit better and can be worn while drinking water. Athletes are able to focus on the game, not on keeping their mouthguard in place by clenching their jaw. Our family dentist office offers custom mouthguards for improved protection and performance during sports.

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Mouthguards What to Expect

Mouthguards are custom fit and fabricated for a secure and comfortable fit. The mouthguard design procedure is painless and brief. Dr. Dall’Olmo will take precise molds of the patient’s mouth. The mold will be sent to a dental lab for fabrication. Once the mouthguard is fabricated, patients can pick up their mouthguard from our Santa Monica, CA dentist office.

Custom mouthguards are a great way to protect your children’s teeth and gums during sports. Mouthguards can give parents peace of mind that their child’s mouth is protected while participating in sports.

Mouthguards FAQs

Do dentists create custom mouthguards?

Yes, dentists can create custom mouthguards. They are often made out of hard plastic and fit over the teeth to protect them from injury. There are a few different ways that dentists can make a custom mouthguard. One way is to take an impression of the patient’s teeth and send it to a lab to have a mouthguard made. Another way is for the dentist to use a machine to create a mouthguard out of thermoplastic.

Are custom mouthguards really worth it?

Yes, custom mouthguards are worth it. Custom mouthguards can provide a better fit and more protection than generic mouthguards. Your dentist will take impressions of your teeth at the dental office to ensure a perfect fit. This provides better protection. Custom mouthguards also reduce discomfort and allow you to breathe better.

Can you still grind your teeth with a night guard?

Yes, you can still grind your teeth with a night guard. A night guard can help protect your teeth from grinding, but it is important to make sure that it fits properly and is comfortable. If you are still grinding your teeth despite using a night guard, consult your dentist for further advice. They may be able to adjust the night guard or suggest another solution.

How do I get a fitted mouthguard?

There are a few ways to get fitted for a mouthguard. You can go to your dentist, or you can go to a sporting goods store. If you go to your dentist, they will make a custom-fit mouthguard for you.

How can I clean a custom made mouthguard?

To clean a custom-made mouthguard, you can use a toothbrush and toothpaste, or a denture cleaner. You can also soak the mouthguard in water and vinegar, or mouthwash.

How long does it take a dentist to make a mouthguard?

It can take a dentist anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes to make a mouthguard. The time it will take for your dentist to make the mouthguard will also depend on the type and complexity of it.

Dr. Fabrizio Dall'Olmo

Why choose Dr. Fabrizio Dall'Olmo and Associates?

Dr. Fabrizio Dall’Olmo is a leading Santa Monica CA dentist for the preservation of the your natural smile through Bio-Emulative dentistry. Founded in the biologic concepts associated with both periodontics and implants dentistry, Bio-Emulative dental care focuses on the long term maintenance of your natural oral structure, from the integrity of the teeth to healthy gum tissue.

We welcome patients and families seeking personalized, comprehensive oral health care that is based on respect, communication and education about how to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. We also welcome patients that need other dental services that we offer.