The making of a mouth guard
Your Stafford Street Dental & Implant Clinic orthodontist will make your mouth guard to fit the exact shape of your jaw, ensuring that it stays in place comfortably, provides maximum protection and lasts for as long as possible.
Your local Edinburgh dentist will take an impression of your teeth from which to make the finished guard. This first impression is used to make a complete plaster cast model of your jaw, gums and teeth that the dental laboratory technicians will use. They shape the mouth guard material around the model to create a part that fits snugly over either your upper or lower teeth. The expert technicians will use the model to make sure that the bite is as comfortable as possible, and make small adjustments until the mouth guard is at a stage ready to be delivered to back to Stafford Street Dental & Implant Clinic where you can pick it up. Your mouth guard will come with care instructions and a container to protect it when you are not wearing it.