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’ve never had a bad experience here. As soon as you walk through the door they welcome you by name. They are very patient and kind. I am very nervous when I go to the dentist, but as soon as you get in the chair the nurses make you feel very comfortable and Dr. Mills will make you laugh. Dr. Mills has a great personality. Dr. Latvis is very charming and gracious and goes above and beyond. The whole staff here really makes you feel like family. I highly recommend them. I give the 5 stars, more if I could...."- M.E. / Facebook / Mar 06, 2021
"I had sedation dentistry done today and although I have a very low pain tolerance I’ve never been so pleased with the minimal pain I feel. You guys did a phenomenal job and Dr. Latvis and Dr. Mills, you two are incredible men! Thank you for making this surgery so comfortable for me. The entire staff at market common dentistry really goes above and beyond for their patients! Thanks guys!!!"- A.W. / Google / Mar 02, 2021
"Highly recommend Dr.Mills at Market Common Dentistry . I have severe anxiety and dental phobia . He put my mind at ease from the very first appt. Went in for my procedure( filling and cleaning) and was given a concoction of meds to help me relax. I would otherwise hyperventilate and have a panic attack. I can’t tell you what happened after that as I don’t remember and that’s how I like it . So 5/5 stars for sure."- A.O. / Facebook / Feb 23, 2021
"Finally a dentist and hygienist I felt totally comfortable and at ease with. Thank y’all for making it a pleasant experience 🙏"- T.H. / Google / Jan 15, 2021
"This was my first visit as a new patient. The whole staff from check in to cleaning and exam were very thorough and professional. I was very pleased with my experience!"- T.H. / Google / Jan 14, 2021
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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