Why You Should Wear a Mouthguard

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You probably know that brushing and flossing your teeth is essential if you’re interested in protecting your oral health. However, there are other things you can do—such as using a mouthguard to help you keep your teeth healthy and strong.

Of course, there are several mouthguard options you could consider. Naturally, you could choose a store bought mouthguard, but they may not fit as well as they should. This issue can leave your teeth more vulnerable to injury. Similarly, these store bought mouthguards may not be comfortable.

You could also consider a custom made mouthguard. Aside from fitting comfortably and protecting your teeth more effectively, custom mouthguards can help you breathe better. You see, some mouthguards can block airflow to your lungs, which becomes dangerous since your body needs oxygen. Some even argue that you can breathe better with a custom mouthguard than you can with a store-bought mouthguard.

If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of a custom mouthguard in Houston, Texas, we invite you to give TLN Family Dental a call at 713-723-2600. Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and the rest of our team will be happy to answer any questions you have and to examine your pearly whites for signs of trouble. We look forward to receiving your call soon.