About Mouth Guards
Mouth guards that are made-to-order by a dental professional, such as our dentists in Tega Cay, SC, may be used to defend the mouth while playing contact sports (i.e. football and hockey) or other sports that can have a high risk of injury (i.e. biking and skateboarding). In addition to shielding the teeth, jaw, and gums, wearing a mouth guards has also been shown to improve athletic performance by decreasing stress, which lessens the production of hormones that can constrain strength, endurance, and reaction time. Although store-bought mouth guards are cheaper, custom-made mouth guards from our dentists at DentalWorks - Fort Mill are crafted from better quality supplies, fit more securely, last for a longer time, and provide more protection, which can prevent expensive dental treatments.
"I had my first visit to see Dr. Hansen, and it was a good one. He and his staff were very professional and friendly. Looks like I picked the right dentist!"- M.P. / Google / Aug 28, 2017
"Great and friendly staff. My appointment was at 8 and was seen by Mr. Hansen at 8. Definitely recommend this place."- M.R. / Google / Jul 31, 2017
"Fabulous office. I have been having weird issues with my insurance company, resulting in me not having been to the dentist for a full year and now I've got several issues with my teeth. Dr. Hansen (he told me to call him Richard, what a cool guy) was the most friendly, helpful dentist I have EVER been to. I'm pretty young and have found that a lot of doctors can be very patronizing to younger patients, but not with Dr. Hansen or any of the employees I spoke to. They are, however, VERY informative and answered every question I had under the sun.I had to drive 50 minutes to get there (I live in NC) because they're the closest provider that takes my insurance, but even when I get new insurance and can go to someone closer I will still return to this office.Karen, Rose, and the front office guy (his name escapes me!) are the bomb, super organized AND they sorted out everything with my insurance even though there were some technical difficulties. Tiffany (she took my x-rays and did my cleaning) was incredibly knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor.I read some negative reviews from a few years ago and got nervous before I went in, but I think that they've gotten new staff or those reviews weren't legit, because I can't believe that was the same office. I wish I could give them more than five stars, I am more than satisfied with this office and excited to have found a dentist that I don't mind going to (even if the drive sucks)!"- E.M. / Yelp / Jul 25, 2017
"I love this practice! I have a pleasant experience each time I go in. The staff is friendly and always make me feel welcome."- A.B. / Google / Jul 24, 2017
"You'll love your office visits here!Always positive friendly people greeting you.great experiences in all aspects of Dentistry."- R.B. / Yelp / Jul 12, 2017
What to Expect
To make the mouth guard, our dentists will take a collection of digital X-rays and physical impressions for the dental workshop where sophisticated equipment and superior resources will be used to craft the patient's custom mouth guard. As soon as the mouth guard is returned to DentalWorks - Fort Mill in Tega Cay, SC, our dentists will fit the mouth guard for the patient's ideal fit and the most secure bite.
Our dentists will explain all mouth guard maintenance guidelines, particularly the ideal method to wash and carry the mouth guard. To confirm the fit and wear of the guard is fine-tuned when needed, the patient should take their mouth guard to each of their appointments at DentalWorks - Fort Mill. With good care and use, a mouth guard can be kept as many as 5 - 8 years, so our dentists will examine the mouth guard frequently and help every patient determine when they need a new mouth guard.
A custom-made mouth guard is typically not paid by insurance companies, however DentalWorks - Fort Mill will determine every individual's benefits and personal expenses. To help make custom-made mouth guards reasonably priced for our patients, DentalWorks - Fort Mill does take several methods of payment and we also have financing plans.
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Protect and Prevent
To help you prevent expensive dental procedures, our dentists at DentalWorks - Fort Mill offer custom-made mouth guards for physical activities to help shield your teeth, gums, and jaw from trauma and injury. A custom-made mouth guard from DentalWorks - Fort Mill in Tega Cay, SC guards your dental health with a snug fit and a better feeling.