A night guard is a special type of mouth guard that is used to treat bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching. If our dentists suspect that your teen suffers from bruxism, we may recommend a night guard to protect their teeth from damage and prevent teeth grinding while they sleep. Many people who suffer from bruxism are unaware of the condition because it occurs while they sleep. Common signs of nighttime teeth clenching and grinding include:
If signs of bruxism are noticed, your teen may benefit from a custom night guard. This night guard will be custom made to fit your smile comfortably and effectively, allowing your teen to sleep peacefully while protecting their smile. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about night guards and how we can prevent teeth grinding. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your teen's smile.