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Athletics and vigorous activities can challenge the mind and body to new heights. This can also increase your chances of suffering harm to joints, muscles, bones, and oral tissues.

To help prevent undue harm to your mouth, many schools and athletic organizations require the use of a quality mouth guard for contact sports and other rigorous activities. While stock guards and thermoplastic mouth guards are inexpensive and often easy to find, many people complain that these mouthpieces fit uncomfortably. Some even obstruct breathing at full exertion.

If you find yourself in a situation like this you might want to consider scheduling a consultation appointment at Dr. C.R. (Chip) Edwards, Jr.’s orthodontic clinic. In a situation like this he might be able to provide you with a custom mouth guard.

It is a soft, yet durable plastic mouthpiece that conforms to the shape of your mouth and contours of your teeth It will also be designed for maximum ventilation and the free passage of air.

If you live in the Sanford, Florida, area and you need a comfortable and effective mouth guard, you should call (407) 322.6052 to schedule a consultation with the orthodontic specialists at C.R. (Chip) Edwards, Jr., D.D.S.