When you or someone in your family plays a sport (like soccer, boxing, football, baseball, hockey, or wrestling), then Dr. James Mills strongly suggests a custom-made mouth guard to help shield your gums, teeth, and jawbone. Compared to store-bought generic mouth guards, custom-made mouth guards from Market Common Dentistry will be crafted and adjusted for you, which makes it even more effective and comfortable. If you wish to decrease the probability of harm to your mouth, we invite you to contact Market Common Dentistry in Myrtle Beach, SC to learn more about custom-made mouth guards.
Professionally made mouth guards are helpful if you or a member of your family participates in a sport with a high risk of injury or frequent contact. A number of our patients take part in martial arts, football, volleyball, hockey, softball, soccer, wrestling, and other sports. A professionally made mouth guard may be particularly useful when you have dental restorations or braces because these can cut your gums, as well as the soft tissues in your mouth. Mouth guards also have been demonstrated to assist athletes in sports without contact (jogging, yoga, weight lifting) by reducing strain on the jawbone. Since a custom-made mouth guard has been created specifically for your goals, it usually matches better and lasts longer compared to boil and bite or stock mouth guards bought at sporting goods shops.
"I actually enjoy going to dentist now. Everyone is cheerful, polite and helpful. Dana does a great job with the cleaning and Dr Mills is knowledgeable and always has time for questions. The office atmosphere is relaxing and clean. I highly recommend market Common Dentistry."- C.J. / Yelp / Feb 21, 2023
"Had my 6 Month cleaning. A great thorough cleaning. Dana is amazing They found a gum issue for which I’ll be returning. Dr Mills is an amazing Dentist"- M.M. / Yelp / Feb 16, 2023
"The staff at Market Common Dentisty are very friendly and welcoming. It was my first visit to the practice and I felt like everyone really took the time to listen to my concerns and put an effective treatment plan in place. I felt comfortable and heard the entire visit. Would definitely recommend."- M.C. / Yelp / Nov 29, 2022
"Very professional staff and friendly staff. They don’t try to scare you into procedures you may need. They provide the information so that you can make an imformed"- J.F. / Yelp / Nov 19, 2022
"When I first moved to the area. I needed a permanent dental bridge put in, the other dentist that was practicing there did it, who is no longer there, not Dr. Mills. Anyhow it broke a lil less than 3 years later. Went back in and Dr. Mills did the honorable thing and made me a new bridge at no additional cost to me. That is the correct way to do business and much appreciated by me. Dr. Mills is the best. I have worked in the medical field for many years and this is the right way to treat patients."- L.A. / Facebook / Oct 21, 2022
What to Expect
For the first step in making your mouth guard, Dr. Mills will take a collection of physical or digital impressions. Your impressions will be sent to a dental lab where professionals will make your mouth guard using high-quality, durable materials. Once finished and delivered to our practice, you will return to our office to get your guard fitted. Dr. Mills will ensure your mouth guard fits correctly and is comfortable.
As soon as you get your guard, it is very important to wear it during sports or if your mouth requires extra protection. Taking care of your mouth guard will be critical in maintaining its lifespan. It is also important to keep it in a secure location and wash it before and after every use. Dr. Mills will explain the ideal method to wash your mouth guard, depending on the substances used. You should bring your guard to each dental appointment so Dr. Mills can check its current state and also let you know when a new one is necessary.
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Custom Mouth Guards
Safeguard your dental well-being and boost your sports performance using a custom-made mouth guard. Dr. Mills provides high-quality mouth guards to protect you from accidents and distress during sports. Schedule an appointment at Market Common Dentistry in Myrtle Beach, SC to find out more information on the advantages of mouth guards.
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