Dr. Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics recommends to their patients who play sports in the Montrose, NY area that they wear a mouthguard so that their teeth and braces stay protected while undergoing orthodontic treatment.
What do mouth guards do?
Mouth guards help prevent injuries to the teeth and jaws when patients get active in sports or physical activities. They are mandatory in collision sports such as football, hockey, and boxing where the risk of injury is likely. Children and adults involved in incidental contact sports like basketball, baseball, wrestling, soccer, and volleyball are now wearing mouth guards to prevent injuries to the mouth.
While undergoing treatment with braces, it becomes even more important to wear a mouthguard. Anything that can result in broken brackets or wires needs to be prevented for the sake of your teeth, mouth, and treatment.
Orthodontic mouth guards
Orthodontic mouth guards are available only by orthodontists like Dr. Glaser in the Montrose, NY area. These mouthguards may be more expensive than the others, but they are customized to fit and protect the teeth and braces. Orthodontic mouth guards offer the most comfort and protection of any other type of mouth guard available.
Playing sports with Invisalign
Dr. Glaser and the professionals at Glaser Orthodontics know that playing sports during orthodontic treatment in the Montrose, NY area is easier and safer with Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign is made of a clear thermoplastic material, meaning that they are not very susceptible to damage during sports activities.
Invisalign clear aligners make playing a sport during orthodontic treatment easy and comfortable for the wearer because:
- They can be worn during physical activity without anything causing irritation to the soft tissues of the mouth.
- Invisalign is less likely to be damaged by strenuous activity or impact.
- Invisalign is removable so that sports-specific equipment like mouth guards can be worn.
Dr. Glaser and the pros at Glaser Orthodontics in the Montrose, NY area care about your well-being and smile with orthodontic treatment. They want to make sure both have the best protection during any kind of physical activity. For more information on orthodontic mouthguards and/or orthodontic treatments like braces or Invisalign with Dr. Glaser, don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with Glaser Orthodontics today!
Dr. Barry Glaser and the team at Glaser Orthodontics are the experts in braces and Invisalign. If you have any questions pertaining to braces, clear braces, Invisalign, or Invisalign Teen in Montrose, NY, Cortlandt Manor, NY, Cold Spring, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Westchester County, NY or the 10548 zip code area, or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Barry Glaser contact Glaser Orthodontics at: 914-739-6400