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Sink into the benefits of mouthguards custom-made by your dentist in Irving, TX

Advances in dental science and technologies have resulted in a new category of treatments at the dentist’s office: oral appliance therapy. These appliances are made from durable materials that are designed to fit your mouth precisely. They often resemble retainers that are used to prevent teeth that have been repositioned with braces from shifting out of alignment, or the orthodontic appliance itself (case in point: Invisalign aligners). However, these oral appliances are designed differently and serve different functions than orthodontic devices. They are referred to as “guards” — nightguards, mouthguards, or snore guards. Custom-made mouthguards in Irving, TX at the … Continue reading

Custom fit mouthguards are saving smiles for patients who grind their teeth in their sleep

“Stay strong!” or “Keep a stiff upper lip!” are often given as advice to those who are facing levels of anxiety that may be affecting their everyday lives. Many of us, when facing this stress, may follow this advice with a clenched jaw or by grinding our teeth. This condition has a name and it’s called bruxism. Bruxism often happens when we can’t do anything about it … in our sleep. A custom fitted mouthguard can halt this detrimental grinding and spare your teeth. Dr. Bindu Kolli at SouthFork Dental in Plano, TX has been providing custom-fit mouth guards to … Continue reading

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