Customized mouthguards and nightguards are made of flexible plastic and molded to fit the shape of your teeth. Often, these appliances can be made same day or within 3-4 days max which requires a simple non-invasive impression.
Mouthguards are highly recommended for children and adults who participate in any physical activities and sports where your mouth may be subject to trauma.
Having a professionally fabricated mouthguard can prevent injury or permanent damage to teeth and surrounding facial structures. Come in and ask Dr. Lin about the various dental related sports injuries he treated while working with the National Champion USC Trojans Football Team.
Nightguards are highly recommended for patients to wear during sleep to prevent damage to teeth from clenching or grinding. Majority of these habits occur when the patient is not awake or aware. Lack of attention to patients who possess these habits can lead to migraines, broken teeth and surgery in extreme cases. Let our doctors determine if any of these habits exist and treat them accordingly.