Custom Sport Mouthguards
Losing a front tooth due to a hit from a ball, a fall, or a competitors elbow can make the game end at the dentist office. Wearing a mouth guard can minimize broken teeth and injuries to the lips, tongue, face, and jaw along with potentially decreasing the severity of a concussion. Dr. Barr can provide a custom, comfortable solution for the athlete or fitness warrior in your family!
Who needs to wear a mouthguard?
Dental injuries are easily prevented and the rate of concussions are decreased when a properly fitted custom mouthguard is worn. A mouthguard needs to be worn during every practice and game. The following sport players can benefit from a custom mouthguard:
Custom made mouthguards are designed for comfort, adaption, and retention using stable material. Custom guards interfere the least with speaking and breathing. The thickness of custom mouthguards meet the thickness requirement for the best in oral/facial protection as well as concussion deterrence. Dr. Barr just needs to take an impression to be able to fabricate the best splint for your sport.
If dental injury does occur, please do not wait until the end of the game to contact Dr. Barr. Please call 812-372-5101. If it is after hours, an alternate phone number will be given when you call the office. Dr. Barr can walk you through what needs to be done before arriving at the office.