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Does your child wear a mouthguard?

 

Wearing a custom made mouthguard could save you or your child from a dental injury. Not only is a dental injury painful it can result in lifelong, expensive dental treatment.

 

A custom made mouthguard is designed to help absorb the shock of a blow to the jaw and to protect your teeth and soft tissues. Custom made mouthguards offer more protection than over the counter alternatives. 

 

Anyone who plays a contact sport, or sport where there is risk of accidental injury, should wear a mouthguard. Unfortunately most serious injuries we see occur during training sessions, so it is important to remember to wear your mouthguard when training and playing games.

 

For more information about mouthguards (including care instructions) click here.

 

Our friendly reception team are also happy to answer any questions you have so feel free to call us. If you are interested in finding out what your private health insurance will cover towards a mouthguard, our reception team can give you the item code and fee for you to check your rebate with your fund. We can also process eQuotes using your health fund card, so you are welcome to stop by and we can check for you in person.

 

If you are interested in having a mouthguard made call us on 0754954266 or to book online by click here.

 

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