Do you suffer with any of these symptoms?
WHAT IS A NIGHT GUARD?
A Night Guard is a custom-fit clear plastic device that fits comfortably against your upper teeth, (much like an orthodontic retainer for kids). Its purpose is to:
Advantages of a Nightguard
The Bite Guard protects your teeth from the forces of grinding or clenching
Since acrylic is softer, grinding against the Bite Guard does not harm the teeth.
The forces are distributed more evenly on the whole bite rather than on an individual tooth. The new position of the bite changes the muscle signals to the brain and for many patients the grinding/clenching eases or ceases completely.