Visiting the dentist’s office has long been proven to improve a person’s overall health and prevent future dental issues. With the introduction of custom mouthguards, visiting The Dental Place can improve an athlete’s strength, endurance and reaction time and reduce athletic stress.
A custom mouthguard relieves pressure on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and prevents the excessive production of performance-sapping hormones.
The easy and completely painless custom-fitting process typically takes less than twenty minutes.
The Dental Place is located at 2126 Virginia Dr. in Grand Prairie.
For more information or to schedule a custom fitting, call us at 972.264.5795.
From Our Blog:
Whenever we feel ill, we don’t perform at our best. Regardless of where the ache or pain is, be it in our back, knee or hand, it can prevent us from fulfilling everyday tasks to its full potential. An old saying suggests a healthy body equals a healthy mind; any dentist will also say that to have a health body, the mouth must also be healthy!
Everyone does – or should, if they don’t already – brush their teeth regularly; dentists recommend at least twice a day, as well as daily flossing and twice yearly-checkups to spot and address any potential problems in our mouths. Brushing helps to keep teeth clean by removing plaque and bacteria from the surface of our teeth, while flossing ensures any food debris that can encourage the growth of bacteria is removed from areas of the teeth where brushing might not reach. Read More…
A mouthguard that offers the maximum protection is critical particularly when you are trying to protect the teeth of a growing child or teen. The custom mouthguard is fitted by your dentist in approximately twenty minutes. In addition to the superb protection to teeth and the soft tissues of the mouth, serious athletes are looking at this product developed by Bite Tech, Inc. to improve athletic performance.
Wearing the custom mouthguard relieves pressure on the temporomandibular joint. It also helps to prevent excessive production of performance sapping hormones. Athletes in both contact and non-contact sports are turning to this not only for protection, but for additional benefits received. Read More…
Patients who unknowingly grind or clench their teeth—a condition known as bruxism—often come to their Grand Prairie dental office with complaints of symptoms like headaches and unexplained tooth wear. Some patients may be unaware of the habit, while others are tipped off by spouses or partners whose sleep is routinely disrupted by the noise.
If you suspect that you are grinding or clenching your teeth at night, your dentist can intervene in a number of ways.
One particularly effective technique entails wearing a mouthguard while you sleep. This reduces the likelihood of grinding or clenching the teeth. If you suspect that you are grinding or clenching your teeth at night, your dentist can intervene in a number of ways.
Although you can buy mouthguards over-the-counter, the devices prescribed by your dentist are much more effective. They’re custom-designed to fit the unique structures of your mouth, unlike the boil-and-bite varieties sold in the local retail outlet. Read More…