Southport Dental provide various types of mouth guards for solutions to teeth grinding, athletic protection, and snoring / sleep apnea.
Night time teeth grinding, otherwise know as bruxism, is a frequent cause excessive tooth wear. Significant loss of tooth structure can lead to difficulties including chronic sensitivity and a reduced facial profile. Our office fabricates thin, comfortable, yet effective and inexpensive night guards. Sports guards for our athletes are available as well.
Snoring can compromise one’s sleep and the quality of sleep for those nearby . Sleep apnea, frequently associated with snoring, can lead to serious health concerns. These concerns include increased risk for stroke, heart disease, chronic fatigue and other maladies. We offer highly effective treatment using the TAP 3 appliance. This custom, removeable orthodontic device opens one’s airway by gently repositioning the lower jaw. Sleep specialist physicians frequently recommend the TAP 3 appliance as a more comfortable alternative to CPAP machines.