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Custom Sports Mouthguard at Lake Chaparral Dental Care Near Me Legacy Calgary Area

High impact sports such as soccer and football can significantly increase an individual’s risk of damage to the smile. That is why Dr. Palka Sawhney Sharma and her team at Lake Chaparral Dental Care in Calgary, AB, encourage patients to consider the creation of a custom-made sports mouthguard. Mouthguards are used in many sports activities to keep from damaging the soft tissues, bone, or teeth in the mouth. In many situations, participation in any of these activities requires sports mouthguards to be used during active play.

What is a sports mouthguard?

A sports mouthguard is an oral appliance that is custom-made at Lake Chaparral Dental Care for patients to wear during certain activities to protect their smiles from damage. This includes trauma to the mouth, which might result in:

  • Broken or chipped teeth
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Damage to the soft tissues of the mouth
  • Damage to orthodontic work

When should I have a sports mouthguard made?

At Lake Chaparral Dental Care, we strongly encourage our patients to have a custom mouthguard made before participating in high impact sports. We can make sure that the mouthguard fits properly, to provide the best possible protection of the smile. Patients come into our office and have impressions made of their upper and lower dental arch. These impressions are then used by our laboratory to create a mouthguard that fits precisely over the patient’s teeth and gums. A custom-made sports mouthguard will fit and function better than anything available over-the-counter at the local drugstores, ensuring the best care possible.

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When should a sports mouthguard be worn?

Most activities encourage patients to wear their sports mouthguards when actively participating in sports activities. When sitting on the sidelines or taking breaks, the mouthguard can be removed.

Are you in need of a mouthguard for sports?

We encourage you to call Dr. Palka Sawhney Sharma of Lake Chaparral Dental Care to obtain a sports mouthguard to protect your smile. New and current patients can connect with us by calling (403) 768-2271 and scheduling an appointment with our team. Our practice is located at 202-10 Chaparral Drive SE and accepts patients who have not been into our facility before.

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Dr. Palka Sawhney Sharma, a graduate from the University of Alberta Neuroscience program, received Dental training at University of Alberta in Edmonton and went on to complete a two-year residency at Albert Einstein Medical Centre in Philadelphia, PA (United States). While at Albert Einstein Medical Centre she served as chief resident for a year. In this prestigious program, she took additional training in implantology, oral surgery, cosmetic services, and general dentistry.

Dr. Jay's passion for dentistry began in middle school when she selected the topic "teeth whitening agents" for a science fair competition. She considered dentists as artists who could improve smiles, increase confidence, and create beneficial changes in people's lives from an early age.

Dr. Jay pursued her passion of becoming a dentist in Gold Coast, Australia, where she earned a Master of Dentistry degree from Griffith University. Her enthusiasm for dentistry and sympathetic attitude drives her to make your dental visit as peaceful and comfortable as possible.

She enjoys educating patients about the significance of oral health and is dedicated to expanding her knowledge of the most recent dental innovations to provide outstanding care to her patients. Dr. Jay finds it tremendously satisfying to alleviate dental anxiety while ensuring your trust is always in excellent hands.

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