Protecting Your Smile: The Ultimate Guide to Mouthguards Perth

Mouthguards Perth – Safeguarding Your Precious Smile

In the realm of modern dentistry, ensuring the longevity and health of your teeth goes beyond routine check-ups and cleanings. Whether you’re a professional athlete, a nighttime teeth grinder, or someone looking to protect their teeth during physical activities, mouthguards have emerged as a crucial tool for preserving your smile from dental trauma. Aria Dental, a renowned name in the dental industry, takes the lead in providing high-quality mouthguards through their Australian Dental Association approved in-house Perth Dental Lab, Q Lab.

Understanding Mouthguards – What Are Mouthguards?

A mouthguard is a protective device designed to cover and cushion your teeth and gums, shielding them from potential impact, pressure, or dental injury when playing sports. They are commonly used in various situations, including contact sports, teeth grinding (bruxism), and to prevent damage caused by jaw clenching during sleep. A mouthguard could save you thousands of dollars in dental bills or requiring a dental implant should your tooth be knocked out.

Types of Mouth Guard Perth

  • Stock Mouthguards : These pre-made guards can be found in most sporting goods stores. They come in standard sizes and offer minimal customisation, often leading to a poor fit and less effective protection.
  • Boil and Bite Mouthguards : These guards are softened in boiling water and then moulded to fit the wearer’s teeth. While they provide a better fit compared to stock guards, they might not be as precise or comfortable as custom-made options, due to their oversized shape.
  • A Custom Fitted Mouthguard : Crafted by dental professionals, a custom mouthguard offers the highest level of protection and comfort. A custom mouthguard is tailored to your unique dental structure, ensuring an impeccable fit and superior protection you would expect from a custom fit mouthguard. a custom fitted mouthguard allows for athletic performance and allows for normal breathing. The cost of a custom sports mouthguard is much cheaper than fixing broken or chipped teeth.

Benefits of Using Custom Sports Mouthguards

Protection During Contact Sports : Active individuals and sports people are particularly prone to dental injuries. Sports mouthguards act as a barrier, absorbing impact and reducing the risk of chipped teeth or knocked-out teeth, soft tissue lip injuries, broken jaws and even concussions. A custom fitted sports mouthguard, made by a dental professional,

Bruxism Management : Grinding or clenching your teeth during sleep can lead to various dental issues. Custom-fitted night guards create a cushioning layer, preventing tooth wear and minimising jaw discomfort.

3D intraoral scanner and screen for making mouthguards perth mould

Revolutionising Dental Care through Digital Excellence

Aria Dental takes pride in our in-house Perth Dental Lab, Q Lab, an innovation that is transforming the landscape of dental services. Q Lab is our cutting-edge digital laboratory that streamlines and accelerates the production of a sports mouthguard with unparalleled precision. Through advanced digital technologies, including CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) systems, 3D scanning, and state-of-the-art printing techniques, Q Lab has redefined the way we create custom mouthguards.

This digital approach allows for incredibly accurate impressions, eliminating the discomfort associated with traditional methods. By seamlessly integrating digital processes, Aria Dental’s laboratory ensures that producing custom mouthguards is now a quick and effortless endeavour, all while maintaining the highest standards of quality, fit, and protection for our valued patients.

Process for Crafting a Custom Mouthguard

Initial Consultation : Your journey with Aria Dental begins with an in-depth consultation. Our experienced dental professionals will discuss your specific needs, whether it is protection during sports or managing teeth grinding. Most private health insurance, like HBF, will cover a custom mouthguard cost. You can also ask your dentist about picking the colour to match your team colours or in a sports related pattern.

Digital Impressions (Mould Creation): In the realm of modern dentistry, the transition from traditional to digital methods has ushered in a new era of accuracy and comfort. Aria Dental’s adoption of handheld digital scanners for creating impressions for custom made mouthguards, exemplifies this revolution. Gone are the days of uncomfortable, gooey moulds. With our state-of-the-art handheld scanners, we can now capture detailed, three-dimensional images of your dental structure in a matter of minutes. The process is swift, non-invasive, and remarkably comfortable, ensuring that you experience the utmost convenience while obtaining the best possible fit for your custom mouth guard.

These digital impressions serve as the foundation for crafting custom mouthguards that are not only impeccably precise but also catered to your unique dental contours. With Aria Dental’s commitment to innovation, your journey towards a perfectly fitted, highly protective mouth guard is smoother and more precise than ever before. These digital impressions serve as the foundation for creating a custom mould that perfectly fits the contours of your mouth.

Laboratory Craftsmanship : At our state-of-the-art Perth dental lab, our skilled technicians will utilise the latest technology and materials to craft your custom mouth guard. This involves using the mould to fabricate a guard that offers optimal fit, comfort, and protection.

Fitting and Adjustment : Once the mouth guard is crafted, you will return to our dental clinic to collect your new mouthguard Perth. Our dental professionals will ensure that the guard fits seamlessly, and make any necessary adjustments to guarantee your comfort and the mouthguard’s effectiveness.

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Caring for Your Custom Fitted Mouthguard

Cleaning and Maintenance : Proper maintenance is essential for extending the lifespan of your mouth guard. Rinse it with cold water after each use, and periodically clean it with a non-abrasive toothbrush and mild soap to prevent bacterial buildup.

Storage : Always store your mouth guard in a well-ventilated case to prevent warping or damage. Avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or direct sunlight.

Embrace the Protection of an Aria Custom Mouthguards

In the pursuit of a lifetime of healthy smiles, and protecting yourself from dental injury, the importance of a custom made mouthguard cannot be overstated. Wear mouthguards! Whether you are a sports enthusiast or seeking relief from teeth grinding, Aria Dental’s dedication to excellence shines through their meticulous process of crafting custom sports mouthguards (or nightguards) at our in-house Perth dental lab. With our expertise and commitment to patient care, you can confidently engage in your favourite activities while knowing your precious smile is shielded by the best in the field sports mouthguard. Contact Aria Dental about your own custom mouthguards Perth today and embark on your journey to superior dental protection and wellbeing.

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