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 About Night Guards & Sports Guards

With night guards and sports guards from Hillview Family Dental, you get comfort for teeth grinding and shield during sports participation. Random solutions will be available for you to ensure your relief.

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Avoid Serious Dental Problems with Night Guards

If you continually grind your teeth it can lead to grave dental problems which wear down your biting surfaces and destabilizes your bite. Your jaw moves out of position as a result of frequent clenching and grinding. This condition which disturbs precisely one-third of the general population is more common in women and it is referred to as bruxism. Clenching and grinding can be the effect of chronic stress and high-pressure circumstances. A deliberate attempt to constrain the upper and lower teeth to be in contact at all times can cause bruxism in most cases.

We Create Comfortable and Effective Edmonton Nightguards

Obtaining an imprint of your teeth, Hillview Family Dental will produce a custom-lift, bite captivating plastic night guard which can be used every other day. It has been learned that patients in their sleep can’t prevent clenching and grinding effect and it occurs many times without them noticing.

If you show any of the following signs, you may be suffering from bruxism:

  • Tongue indentations
  • A sensitive feeling in teeth & gums
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain
  • Popping & clicking of jaws
  • Headaches
  • Worn enamel
  • Jaw pain
  • Tense muscles
  • Partially exposed & sensitive tooth interior (dentin)
  • The flatness of teeth or Excessive wear

Prevent Tooth Trauma and Injuries with Sports guards from Hillview

To avoid injuries in many contact sports, soft rubber mouth guards are needed. Conferring to the approximation done by American Dental Association, over 200,000 injuries can be avoided each year in high school and university football only.
At Hillview Family Dental our dentists have the required skills and experience in producing random fitting sports guards which can be used in athletic and recreational sports to protect your teeth. Several grave injuries that happen when the lower and upper jaw jam can be avoided with these adjustable equipment made of plastic.

This also includes:
  • Cerebral hemorrhages
  • Incidents of unconsciousness
  • Jaw fractures
  • Neck injuries

Hillview Family Dental recommends that you wear a sports guard if there is a chance of you coming in touch with other players or any hard surfaces.

Following Alternatives Should Be Taken Into Consideration.

Stock Sportsguard

As the most economical cost suggestions this gives minimal protection because the fit alteration is restricted and this makes it the least operative. Speech and breathing may be limited by the normal sports guard as it needs that the jaw is closed to hold it in position. However, this is not adequate as facial protective equipment.

Mouth-Formed Protectors

Layered with acrylic or rubber is the boil-and-bite product. Allowed to set, the protector’s lining material sets your teeth when placed in position in your mouth.

Custom Made Mouth Protector

Custom made sports guard can be manufactured for you at Hillview Family Dental. Providing the best protection, fit and comfort level, the device is manufactured from a cast to set in your mouth.

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