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Mouthguards are essential when it comes to recreational fun and athletic sports. If you go without one, you are putting your teeth in oral health jeopardy that could result in an accident leading to costly and painful conditions. That is why, our team here at Andrew Henritze DDS in Roanoke, Virginia, is happy to talk to you about the importance of mouthguards and how they keep your teeth safe.

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

There are many kinds of mouthguards you can choose from. Your dentist, Dr. Andrew W Henritze, DDS can custom-make a mouthguard specifically for your teeth. These are formed for your own unique smile and needs. Other choices might include boil and bite guards or stock mouthguards, which can be found at many sports stores.

If you are interested in keeping your teeth and oral health protected this summer, then talk to us today about a mouthguard. Our team of professionals is trained to help you stay in pristine oral health, and are happy to address any questions or concerns you have concerning your smile.