mouthpiece impression on teeth

I am writing on behalf of a musician friend who has played sax and clarinet
for over 50 years.His upper teeth have been worn down almost to the gum line in the shape of his mouthpiece.
Have you heard of any devices or dental procedures to help with this
problem?
Thank you
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I think that first it has to be considered a problem. If he has played for that long a time, 50 years, he perhaps feels that it is not a problem. In any event, he is probably not at an age wherein corrective surgery or some kind of prosthesis would help in any way. All of these kinds of changes take a lot of time to become natural feeling and until then, can become more of a problem. On the other hand I have seen many younger players with that same issue who do not seem to consider it a problem at all.
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