Teeth clenching and grinding can damage teeth and be harmful to one’s long-term oral health. Night guards are recommended to protect patients who clench or grind their teeth during the night. These custom-designed appliances are made of flexible plastic and molded to comfortably fit the shape of your teeth.
Custom-made oral appliances can also be used as part of treatment for conditions like sleep apnea and TMJ disorders. In general, plastic appliances can be used to correct a variety of problems.
If you clench or grind your teeth in the night or are experiencing any concerns about your mouth, teeth, or jaw, call us today. Let us help you determine if a night guard is right for you.
Night guards are designed to protect your child’s teeth and jaw joints from any potential damage caused during sleep and are highly recommended for children who clench or grind their teeth at night.
Symptoms of nighttime clenching and grinding include:
If your child regularly clenches or grinds their teeth in the night or is experiencing any concerning issues in their mouth, teeth or jaw, please let us know. If a night guard is a good option for your child, we can create a custom-fit product for their specific needs.