Does your jaw feel stiff or do you have difficulty opening your mouth wide? Are your teeth sensitive to cold drinks? Do your jaw muscles feel tired in the morning? You may be grinding your teeth at night or clenching your teeth, which can be just as harmful. People with nighttime grinding habits may wear away their tooth enamel “ten times faster” than those without “abusive chewing habit.” Eventually, your teeth may be worn down or destroyed.
The custom mouth guards that we create are designed to fit your teeth perfectly so that they never inhibit your night’s rest. Your custom nightguard will be created during several appointments at our office.
If you or your family are active in sports, we have good news for you! Our Playsafe custom fitted mouth guards can protect your teeth and prevent oral injuries. Over 5 million teeth will be knocked out at sporting events this year alone. Mouth guards typically found in sporting good stores don’t fit as accurately as custom fabricated types. They often go unworn because they are uncomfortable and frequently interfere with breathing or speaking.
If you would like to learn more about night guards, sports guards, or your other dental appliance options, please feel free to contact our office today.