Night Guards

Teeth grinding could disrupt a good night’s sleep, not just yours but your sleeping companions as well. There are different methods on how to treat teeth grinding.

But the easiest and perhaps the most effective way is to use night mouth guards.

Night mouth guards are bite pads that are supposed to be worn at night as you sleep. There are also mouthguards for day use, though. These guards are usually made of high-grade plastic and should fit the teeth or mouth perfectly. This device keeps the upper teeth from grinding with the lower teeth, offering an instant solution to teeth clenching problems.

Teeth grinding can occur in both children and adults. And it is very important that this health condition is not ignored.

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FAQ

What is a Comprehensive Oral Exam?

A COE is like a physical for your head and neck. It is a thorough evaluation and documentation of your teeth, gums, jaw bones, lymph nodes, and jaw joints. It is the foundation of the routine check-up. Your course of treatment is determined as a result of this exam.

What is a Recare Exam?

A recare is exam is the check-up which determines any changes since the previous COE.

Why do I need to have x-rays?

Digital x-rays show areas not visible to the eye.

How often do I need to have a COE?

A COE is recommended every 3-5 years depending on your history. Your dentist will determine what is right for you.

Can I just have a cleaning without a exam?

Yes, it is possible to have your teeth cleaned without having a check-up, but it is recommended that you see the dentist for a check-up every 6-9 months to catch problems early.