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To avoid an accident or injury this athletic season, why not consider wearing a mouthguard? Mouthguards can help prevent damage to your teeth, so you can keep enjoying your fun. Here at Richard Healy DDS in Santa Maria, California, we want to talk to you about the importance of using a mouthguard for your sport and recreational needs.

A mouthguards purpose is to protect your teeth and gums from accidental injury. A mouthguard is a vital part of your recreation or sports attire and should be worn for your oral health protection. High-impact sports often involve one for your safety, however skateboarding, and other recreational activities still need a mouthguard too in case of injury.

There are many different mouthguards you can choose from. Your dentist, Dr. Richard Healy can custom-make a mouthguard specifically for you. These are made for your unique smile and needs. Other options include boil and bite guards or stock mouthguards, which can be found at many sports stores.

If you are wanting to keep your smile and oral health protected this season, then talk to us today about a mouthguard. Our team of trained professionals is dedicated to helping you stay in pristine oral health, and are happy to address any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral care.