Custom Nightguards

 

Teeth are tough, but even they need extra protection sometimes. Watch any hockey game (or post-game interview) and you’ll see how common mouth injuries are among athletes. And it isn’t just the pros who are at risk.    

At Metropolitan Dental, we protect the investment you’ve made in your smile by creating comfortable, custom mouthguards that can take a hit when you’re playing sports. And, because they’re moulded on site to fit your exact bite, having one in your mouth won’t throw you off your game.

Custom mouthguards should be worn by kids and adults alike in any sporting activity where a blow to the mouth is a possibility. After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Custom nightguards can also be made to prevent tooth-grinding—a common problem that can cause excessive wear to your teeth. At Metropolitan Dental, we get to the root of the problem by conducting a thorough examination, including the use of our advanced K7 muscular evaluation system.

Not all tooth-grinding issues are the same, and we want to be sure and give you the appliance that’s right for you. That’s why we take your long-term overall and dental health into account in correcting problems such as this

 

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