About Mouth Guards
Mouth guards that are custom built by a dentist, like our dentists in Wilmington, NC, can be used to shield the teeth and gums while enjoying contact sports (i.e. football and rugby) 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 endurance, reaction time, and strength. Even though generic mouth guards are priced lower, custom built mouth guards from our dentists at DentalWorks - Wilmington are created from superior quality ingredients, fit more snuggly, last longer, and give more reliable protection, which can prevent high-priced dental services.
"I went in yesterday as a new patient with an abscess. The receptionist treated me with understanding, kindness and respect. Susan, the assistant, stayed with me and explained every procedure. Dr Smith was interested in my care, in my pain, and actually treated the abscess with a root canal at this initial visit. He also gave me hope for future dental care. There was no condensation, no blame, only hope for a future beautiful smile and care. The office manager was gentle, discreet and worked with me within my budget limitations. The ENTIRE staff treated me with dignity and kindness and didn’t exacerbate my fear of dental work. EVERYBODY should go here! They actually care about YOU. I’m going back. And I’m telling all my friends to go there! And who ever heard of getting a numbing injection in your mouth WITHOUT PAIN? Dr Smith can do that!!!!"- K.M. / Google / Nov 06, 2018
"The friendliest dental office around. Everyone makes you feel welcomed."- N.H. / Google / Nov 03, 2018
"My first visit here was wonderful. The staff was inviting and kind. The Dr explained everything to me clearly and thoroughly. Even though they were short staffed I was taken care of in a timely fashion."- M.S. / Google / Nov 02, 2018
"Very friendly and professional staff and facility. Reasonably priced for what I needed done."- P.B. / Google / Nov 01, 2018
"I never fail to get the upmost care. Such a friendly and caring Doctor Smith and staff."- J.S. / Google / Oct 27, 2018
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 DentalWorks - Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, 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 cleanings and exams at DentalWorks - Wilmington. With ideal wear and care, 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 DentalWorks - Wilmington will calculate each patient's benefits and out-of-pocket expenses. To help make personalized mouth guards affordable for our patients, DentalWorks - Wilmington 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 DentalWorks - Wilmington offer personalized mouth guards for athletic activities to help defend your jaw, gums, and teeth from trauma and accidents. A personalized mouth guard from DentalWorks - Wilmington in Wilmington, NC saves your mouth with a secure fit and a more natural quality.