Everything You Need to Know About Night Guards

Teeth grinding also known as bruxism affects around ten to fifteen percent of adults. If you wake up with jaw and tooth pain there is a high probability that you should get a night guard. If you suffer from bruxism make sure you visit your doctor

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Some of the causes of teeth grinding are uneven teeth, high anxiety, and a specific diet or medication. When a patient has crooked teeth and suffers from teeth grinding it is recommended for them to get braces. A person who has high anxiety is recommended to meditate.

The Process

When you get a night guard from your dentist they will take a mold of your mouth. Next, the mold will be sent to a special laboratory to be made. Wearing a night guard will help prevent headaches and jaw pain. A night guard will also help prevent any tooth damage.

What types of Nightguards are there?

There are a variety of different types of night guards you can choose from. You can get them custom-made, as well as guards that have partial and complete coverage. We are here to help you choose the right one for you!

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