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Mouth Guards

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist located in Bellevue/ West Nashville, Nashville, TN

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Mouth Guards services offered in Bellevue/ West Nashville, Nashville, TN

If your child plays contact sports or grinds their teeth, a mouth guard can reduce the risk of common oral health problems, like tooth damage and temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). At Little Harpeth Children’s Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee, board-certified pediatric dentist Priya Purohit, DDS, MSD, strongly recommeds that children wear mouth guards when participating in sports.  To make an appointment for your child, please call the office to schedule directly. 

Mouth Guards Q & A

What are mouth guards?

Mouth guards are removable oral appliances that protect your child’s teeth and gums from damage. In some cases, they’re also used to reduce the risk of oral health problems, like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or bruxism (teeth grinding).

If your child plays sports or clenches their jaw, a mouth guard can encourage optimal oral health, ensuring that their smile stays beautiful for years.

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