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Mouthguards in Newport Beach, CA

Sports provide an excellent way for kids to stay active, bond with friends, and learn lifelong skills. But despite the possible rewards of being part of a team, contact sports can also cause some nasty damage– especially when it comes to your little one’s smile! At Hersch Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Dr. Geoffrey Hersch, Dr. Danielle Goodman, and Dr. William Waite recommend custom-fit mouthguards for young athletes to keep them smiling on and off the field.

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Mouthguards are a kind of like a helmet – but for teeth

Are you looking for another method of keeping your kids safe while they compete in sports? A custom-fitted sports mouthguard is the perfect solution. Similar to helmets for the head, a sports mouth guard is designed to protect the teeth during high-impact activities. When our pediatric dental and orthodontic team designs this smile-saving equipment, we keep comfort, durability, and (above all) safety in mind. So, don’t forget to equip your children with a fitted mouthguard so they can stay one step ahead of dental safety.

The Benefits Of Custom Mouthguards

Sports mouthguards offer many advantages to athletes, especially those who participate in contact sports like football or basketball. Compared to mass-produced options, wearing a custom-fit mouthguard reduces the risk of slippage and cause distraction during competition. Plus, they help protect the mouth from dangerous impacts on the face.


Does your kiddo wear braces? If so, they need a custom mouthguard for sports. Dr. Waite offers customized mouthguards for braces, which have extra padding and cushioning for the delicate areas around the braces and ensure that the wires stay intact (even with excessive force). Wearing a tailored sports mouthguard helps athletes protect their smile and avoid costly dental procedures if accidents occur.

Quality Care From Our Experienced Team

Hersch Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics offers custom-fitted athletic mouthguards that provide young athletes with the utmost protection, fit, and adaptability. Dr. Hersch, Dr. Goodman, and Dr. Waite can ensure your child has the perfect mouthguard suited for their needs!


First, we take detailed impressions of the teeth. Then, we send these impressions to our trusted offsite dental lab so that experienced technicians can mold and fabricate them perfectly according to those measurements before returning them to our dental office. At the second appointment, our dental team will ensure that the mouthguard fits securely on your kiddo’s mouth so you can know they’re safe and secure during any game or sport!

    Does Your child play sports? make sure they don’t forget their mouthguard!

    Whether you want to schedule a first-time visit or a follow-up appointment, our Newport Beach dental clinic is always available to answer your questions. Whether your kid is starting a new season or needs to replace their mouthguard after six months, a properly fitted sports mouthguard aims to protect little smiles from trauma during sports. Schedule a pediatric dental appointment at Hersch Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics through our online scheduler or call (949) 644-0611.