Night Guards, Mouth Guards and Retainers in Melbourne

At Dental Boutique, we offer night guards, mouth guards and retainers. Each mould has its own unique purpose, and it’s our job to identify the problems you’re experiencing and design a mouth guard or retainer that best suits you.

Whether you need a sleep mouth guard for teeth grinding, bruxism or a retainer for post orthodontic treatment, our process and technology are highly advanced and designed to last, not dispose of.

Night Guards (Splints) 

Night guards are helpful to individuals that grind their teeth at night, causing headaches and bruxism. This separation between the top and bottom teeth provides a layer of protection from losing enamel through wear and tear, increasing the longevity of your teeth.

There are many types of night guards; some are placed solely on the two front teeth and others cover either the entire top or bottom row. Some night guards are specifically designed to prevent snoring and sleep apnea. At Dental Boutique, we identify the issues you’re struggling with and customise your night guard to combat such issues.

Sports Mouth Guards

Sports mouth guards are ideal for athletes that participate in contact or highly physical sports, such as soccer, rugby, AFL, hockey, water polo, UFC etc.

At Dental Boutique, we service patients that have experienced tooth fractures, punctured lips, or severe punctures to the tongue and cheeks by creating custom-fit mouth guards. Our customised mouth guards offer a soft barrier between an external blow and the sensitive features of the mouth.

Retainers

A retainer is a clear plastic mouth guard that is often worn either just at night or all day and night except for meal times. Retainers are designed to hold the alignment and position of your teeth post orthodontic treatment.

Types of Night Guards

NTI Guards

The NTI Guard (Nociceptive Trigeminal Inhibition Tension Suppression System), is used to prevent medically diagnosed bruxism – a disorder that engages your jaw muscles during sleep, forcing you to clench and grind. This can lead to severe migraines and square jaw due to the overuse of the jaw muscles.

NTI Guards cover just the front two central incisors, which adds a layer of separation between the top and bottom teeth, providing relief from the tension.

Mouth Guards for Bruxism

Bruxism Mouth Guards are similar to the NTI Guards, but they cover the entire top row of teeth and, in some cases, the bottom row.

How are Night Bruxism Guards and NTI Guards made?

At Dental Boutique, we value quality. We believe if the task is completed to the highest standard the first time, you won’t have to replace your guard at an inconvenient frequency.

To create a full-row night guard and an NTI guard, we scan your teeth digitally to capture your teeth in 3D. We design the guard with software that replicates the 3D scan, fitting comfortably to your teeth and your teeth only. Depending on the type of guard, the mould is created either through 3D printing or a suck-down machine.

At Dental Boutique, we recommend replacing your night guard every two years if you have severe bruxism and every five years if it is moderate.

Providing Mouth Guards in Melbourne

Offering mouth guard solutions in the heart of Balwyn, Melbourne, Dental Boutique is an award-winning dental practice that believes in challenging mediocrity within the dental industry. Dental Boutique has created an extraordinary experience for patients in a spectacular setting, including views of the tree canopy outside, natural lighting, running water, soothing music, internal plantings and even aromatherapy ducted through the air conditioning.

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Benefits of Receiving a Customised Mouth Guard

There are many benefits to acquiring a custom-fit mouth guard. 

  • Comfort
  • Durability
  • Longer life span
  • Prevent symptoms of the diagnosed conditions 
  • Prevent physical damage and injuries

Mouth Guard Costs

Dental Boutique offers payment plans starting from $100 per week. Mouth Guard costs vary based on the unique structure of your teeth, the materials used, whether additional services are required and many other factors. For accurate pricing on dental implants, please get in touch with the team at Dental Boutique below.

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Dental Boutique - Your Dental Practice of Choice

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Experience & Care

With more than 20 years of providing mouth guards, night guards, and retainers, we ensure your experience is professional and relaxing at the highest level to achieve the best possible results.

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One Stop Dental Care

Our highly qualified dental team delivers the most comprehensive dentistry all under one roof, without the need to travel elsewhere.

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Flexible Payment Plans

Dental Boutique offers a number of flexible payment plan options and mouth guard costs to suit most budgets, so you can get started with treatment now and pay later.

 

Have More Questions?

We invite you to experience our no obligation assessment to help guide, educate and confirm which treatment is right for you. Our friendly and highly trained team are passionate and meticulous about creating beautiful and lasting smiles

Due to our extensive experience and knowledge, we would discuss all the different options available to you in your unique situation. We believe in supporting our clients in all the decision they make and tailor their treatment to suit each individual’s budget and lifestyle. Each member of our team is committed to serving you, so please don’t hesitate to ask us anything.

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