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How long will take to get a custom fit mouth guard from the dentist?

How long will take to get a custom fit mouth guard from the dentist?

Mouth guard: In order to get a custom made mouth guard usually you need to appointment 1st appointment they take an upper and lower impression in a dental office with a bite registration and the 2nd appointment they will try it on fit check it and it's done. It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I'm getting a soft splint mouth guard and my dentist said it takes 2 appointments? first on is for impression. What is the second appiontment for

I'm getting a soft splint mouth guard and my dentist said it takes 2 appointments? first on is for impression. What is the second appiontment for

Two appointments: Indeed , it takes two simple appointments. The first appointment, an accurate impression of your upper and lower teeth and bite registration. At the second appointment, the night guard will be fitted, adjusted and delivered with home care instructions. ...Read more

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Are dental x Rays needed in order for a dentist to make a custom mouth guard?

Are dental x Rays needed in order for a dentist to make a custom mouth guard?

Mouth Guard: Accurate dental impressions of your teeth are required for a custom mouth guard. The need for dental xrays are quite uncommon, unless some sort of pathology is a concern. ...Read more

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My dentist said everyone grinds their teeth, including me, but my teeth are healthy. Do i need a mouth guard? Could i basically be fine without it?

My dentist said everyone grinds their teeth, including me, but my teeth are healthy.  Do i need a mouth guard?  Could i basically be fine without it?

Get a guard: Think of the guard as an inexpensive way to reduce the likely damage to your teeth that occurs from teeth clenching or grinding, if you wait, you may significantly damage your teeth thereby requiring extensive and expensive dental restorations. Save them now. ...Read more

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Dentist always gives me amoxicillin when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of eyes& mouth?is this a minor reaction he seem to think so

Dentist always gives me amoxicillin  when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of  eyes& mouth?is this  a minor reaction he seem to think so

Allergy ?: You may be allergic to the medication. It would be prudent to be tested by an allergist for your sensitivity to the amoxicillin. What might be a minor reaction now could be anaphylactic shock the next time you take it. Your body appears to be telling you something. ...Read more

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I wear a mouth guard for grinding so my teeth don't get much air at night. Could that be why they feel so dull?

I wear a mouth guard for grinding so my teeth don't get much air at night. Could that be why they feel so dull?

No: If i understand your question / concern-- your guard covers your teeth so you feel that prevents air from contacting your teeth? The reason teeth may have a "dull" feeling is sometimes due to plaque accumulation. When you brush your teething in the morning, after you have removed the guard, do they still feel "dull"? If they still do, then see your dentist. ...Read more

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Mouth Guard (Definition)

Protective appliances that fit on the teeth , used to control harmful habits such as ...Read more