More and more adults and children are experiencing jaw pain, headaches, or worn teeth as a result of jaw clenching and grinding at night. Stress is often a cause of grinding. Night guards custom-made protective applications that are worn at night to protect your mouth and jaw from itself. Night guards can be made from a few different materials depending on the needs of the patient. Some are stronger for more intense pressure while others allow for more comfort and flexibility while still protecting your teeth and jaw. Your dentist will discuss your needs with you and determine the best type of night guard for you.
Jaw pain and headaches can affect you on a daily basis, a night guard might be the solution you need. Always contact our clinic if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment.