Appliance Therapy in Wellesley, MA

Do you play sports or indulge in physical activities? Have you been diagnosed with a TMJ/TMD problem? Our skilled dentist near you provides suitable customized oral appliances for your needs.

Please contact Wellesley Dental Arts for personalized oral appliances, including mouth guards and TMJ appliances.

Mouth Guards for Added Protection

Falls, accidents, or blows can cause extensive and irreversible damage to your teeth and gums.

Wellesley Dental Arts offers customized mouth guards that provide optimal protection while playing contact sports like football, hockey, wrestling, and basketball, among many others. They are also useful for those who enjoy intense physical activities like hiking, trekking, kayaking, etc.

You can choose from our range of boil-and-bite, readymade, and customized mouth guards. Please contact our dentist in Wellesley, for reliable oral appliance therapy near you.

TMJ Oral Appliances at Wellesley Dental Arts

Oral appliances can also help patients diagnosed with TMD issues. They keep your teeth from clenching during sleep and keep your jaw bone safe from excess pressure. Clenching and grinding your teeth is known to increase TMD jaw pain.

TMJ appliances are made of hard resin, and the device is designed to prevent direct contact between the upper and lower dental arches. Oral devices can be worn throughout the day as well as while sleeping at night.

How to Care for Your Oral Appliance

Our trained dentist in Wellesley, will first make a detailed assessment for taking accurate measurements for the appliance. We use the latest dental technologies to take precise impressions, which are then sent to a dental lab. The lab will fabricate the customized oral appliance for your needs.

The dentist will adjust the oral appliance for maximum comfort and effectiveness. We strongly advise keeping your oral appliance clean and refrain from exposing it to heat. Please clean your mouthguard with a toothpaste and brush and rinse it before re-inserting it.

Please schedule a consultation to discuss how we can use specialized appliance therapy in Wellesley, to help you. We will continue to assess the oral appliance for comfort and fit during follow-up visits.

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