Custom Mouth Guards, or Night Guards, can help to reduce the symptoms of grinding and alleviate muscle tension and headaches.
Night Guards & Mouth Guards
When most people think of mouth guards they probably think of athletic equipment and contact sports. Specialized mouth guards for night time teeth grinding, night guards, are an effective means of reducing the effects of teeth grinding. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, many severe side effects if left untreated. This means if you are concerned about teeth grinding it’s undoubtedly worth considering a custom-fitted mouth guard.
How Are Night Guards Different From Mouth Guards?
Nightguards are similar to mouth guards but are worn while sleeping to prevent damage from a disorder that causes you to unknowingly clench and grind your teeth while you are asleep. This disorder is called bruxism and leaving it untreated can result in teeth fractures, breakages, headaches, and jaw pain, including symptoms caused by TMJ disorders.
Why do I Need my Mouth Guard or Night Guard Customized?
Custom night guards are made from a lightweight material that is both thin and effective. By creating a custom mold we can ensure comfortable sleep and easy breathing. A loose-fitting night guard could wake you up in the night and might even cause a bite shift.
How Much Does a Custom Mouth Guard Cost?
A custom-fitted night guard at SET costs, on average, $297. Considering the cost of replacing lower-quality guards or paying for corrective surgery for grinding we recommend acting sooner rather than later if grinding is an issue for you.
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