The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Sports Mouthguards in South Bend, IN

Protecting your smile is no game. As children begin participating in activities and organized sports it is important to remember to protect their smile. Sports mouthguards are a great option for your athlete. The American Dental Association estimates that mouthguards prevent more than 200,000 oral injuries each year.

Mouthguards will probably prove to be the most important, yet least expensive piece of safety gear you buy. Not only do they protect teeth and gums from injury, but they also protect the jaw. Many sports now require the use of mouth-guards, which can be found at many athletic stores or larger big-box retailers. While many sizes are available, custom ones made by your orthodontist often provide a more comfortable and precise fit.

And for our patients wearing braces, we highly recommend the use of custom mouthguards since a hit to the mouth could lead to lacerations or other serious injuries. Over time they can begin to deteriorate so look for bent, misshaped or broken pieces. Protective cases are available to extend the life of your mouthguard.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Staff always so kind and explains everything with details step by step of they are going or did to my child
Daniel A.
Gerri was fantastic. Great experience!
Margaret S.
Did very well at getting my daughter to get to know you better before you just took her to do her teeth
Skyaira P.
We were in and out and the staff was Wonderful.
Sophia V.
Very good with children. Very thorough with exams and questions. Enjoyable experience.
Myles M.
Genesis got a filling and she was very comfortable and content and I was nervous for her but I was made feel at ease.
Genesis H.
We always have a pleasant experience & everyone is very nice to my son. I also feel like things are explained well, & I’m asked before procedures are done.
Donovin B.
The staff was friendly and great with my three year old.
Braelyn W.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
Very professional and time efficient. Boys were both comfortable.
Aaron A.
My daughter had a not very good experience at her first dental check at another practice. She was so much happier and said the she really liked Dr. Reed. Dr. Reed was so great with her and it made me […]
Annaleigh B.
Great staff! Friendly, helpful and great with children.
Braylee M.
I’m pleased with the results of Miles braces
Miles W.
Great service
Mark D.
Doctor was very friendly,explained everything,staff was also very friendly!
Magaly G.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
Everyone we came into contact with were very pleasant and friendly. I was very relaxed in Your environment and felt welcomed from the start to finish
Brooke G.
Helpful and quick to respond to patients needs.
Lael M.
Great compassionate care. The hygienist and doctor worked so good with my little ones first dental visit.
King G.
Everybody was great
Madeline M.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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