Night Guards & Snore Appliances
Many people, knowingly or not, clench or grind their teeth. This can cause teeth to become worn down and even cracked, as well as result in sensitive teeth, sore muscles, and headaches. The good news is that this can all be alleviated through the use of a night guard.
The most common night guard that we prescribe is a customized device, made up of two layers of material, which fits over your upper or lower teeth. The soft internal surface rests comfortably against the teeth and gums, while the hard outer surface provides durability and protection.
Other than just protecting those who clench or grind their teeth, night guards are highly recommended for those who have crowns, bridges, implants and veneers to protect and prolong the life of your dental work.
Snore appliances work by opening the airway while you sleep, thus eliminating snoring. Not only do you sleep better, so does your significant other!
They are comprised of a similar material and design as a night guard, however you will wear an upper and lower guard, which are connected together with an adjustable band.
Sports mouth guards are prescribed for professional and amateur athletes because, when worn properly, they can prevent dental trauma, such as fractured teeth. They are custom fitted and comfortable to wear. You can even have it made in your team colors!