Gold Coast Dentures by Design supports all sportive juniors and seniors on the Gold Coast in supplying custom-made mouthguards. Splints and other orthodontic appliances, for example to prevent sleep apnoea (teeth grinding at night), can be made on request.
|Service||Appliance||Treatment Time||Maintenance||Results||Treatment Longevity||Cost|
|Mouthguard||Usually a 15 to 30 minute appointment where primary impressions of upper and lower jaw is taken. Models are poured and dual layer mouthguard is made with bite included into mouthguard for extra protection of the jaw.||Rinse mouthguard after every use and keep in mouthguard box provided. Names and numbers can also be place in the mouthguards if needed.||Teeth are kept safe during sport. A mouthguard can reduce the risk of concussion and protects the jaw.||If kids have decisious teeth mouthguards don’t last very long as the mouth is changing rapidly. Mostly you should get a year or two out of it if looked after well.||If you are with a private health fund, you won't have to pay a gap - so the mouthguard comes at no extra cost for you. If you are not in a health fund, it is $100 for basic 1 colour. Dual colours and number/name tags will incur an extra fee.|
|Splint||These are to be fabricated based on dentist instructions or referral.|