Severe tooth, jaw or facial muscle pains are common symptoms of clenching and grinding of the teeth. A Night guard is a thin, customized device that fits over your upper or lower teeth during sleep. It is designed to alleviate the pain and damage caused by grinding and clenching while protecting your teeth from daily wear and tear.
What Is Bruxism? Do you wake up with a stiff jaw? Are your teeth sensitive to cold drinks? If so, you may suffer from bruxism, which is grinding or clenching your teeth during sleep. Bruxism damages healthy teeth and causes tremendous jaw, tooth and facial pain, which can result in costly dental treatment.
- 10% of adults and 15% of children suffer from bruxism, which we now know is hereditary.
- Bruxism damages healthy dentition and causes tremendous jaw, tooth and facial pain.