About Mouth Guards
Mouth guards that are custom built by a dentist, like our dentists in Richmond, TX, can be used to shield the teeth and gums while enjoying contact sports (i.e. football and hockey) or other activities that often involve falling or injury (i.e. biking and skating). In addition to defending the jaw, teeth, and gums, using a mouth guards has also been proven to boost athletic performance by lowering stress, which diminishes the release of hormones that can restrict strength, endurance, and reaction time. Even though generic mouth guards are priced lower, custom built mouth guards from our dentists at Waterside Dental Care are created from superior quality ingredients, fit more snuggly, last longer, and give more reliable protection, which can prevent high-priced dental services.
"Me and my daughter our patients and enjoy are visit with Waterside Dental. My 11 year old has gone to different dentist offices and has always been scared to go for her visits. But with waterside dental she feels comfortable and likes to come to them and has no fears to her visits. Her tooth Extraction went great as her first time visit as a new patient."- S.T. / Google / Jan 28, 2020
"Sarah was simply brilliant. Took away my coffee and tea stains. Couldn’t be any happier. Thank you Ms Sarah."- I.C. / Google / Dec 12, 2019
"I was impressed with how thorough they are. Great service and very friendly staff!"- M.S. / Google / Nov 23, 2019
"friendly efficiency."- C.P. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
"I have been a new patient for about one month and have had three appts in that time. After my initial exam and X-ray I went back for my cleaning and one cavity. About two weeks later I had a Torus Mandibular erupt through the gum, rough boney protrusion, during the weekend. I called first thing Monday morning and the dentist was able to see me later that day. The problem was taken care at that time. The reception staff has been very nice and polite. The Dentist and her dental assistants are also very friendly and professional. I have no complaints."- M.S. / Yelp / Sep 30, 2019
What to Expect
To personalize the mouth guard, our dentists take a set of digital X-rays and molds for the dental lab where progressive technology and top-quality supplies will be used to build the patient's personalized mouth guard. When the mouth guard is shipped back to Waterside Dental Care in Richmond, TX, our dentists will fine-tune the mouth guard for the patient's best fit and the most comfortable bite.
Our dentists will talk to the patient about all mouth guard use information, such as the proper technique to clean and keep the mouth guard. To make sure the wear and fit of the guard is modified if needed, the patient should bring their mouth guard to every one of their appointments at Waterside Dental Care. With ideal care and use, a mouth guard can be worn for 6 - 8 years, but our dentists will assess the mouth guard at all visits and help the patient choose when they may need a replacement mouth guard.
A personalized mouth guard is generally not covered by dental insurance plans, but Waterside Dental Care will calculate each patient's benefits and out-of-pocket expenses. To help make personalized mouth guards affordable for our patients, Waterside Dental Care does accept quite a few forms of payment and we also offer financing plans.
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Protect and Prevent
To help you avoid costly dental services, our dentists at Waterside Dental Care offer personalized mouth guards for athletic activities to help defend your teeth, gums, and jaw from trauma and injury. A personalized mouth guard from Waterside Dental Care in Richmond, TX saves your mouth with a secure fit and a more natural quality.