Category: Night Guards

When Bruxism Causes Morning Jaw Pain

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Your mood when you wake up can be affected by different factors. The amount of sleep you enjoyed, the activities you have planned for the day, and the time you have available to prepare for your day can all influence it. However, if you have issues with nightly teeth grinding and clenching, you can tend… Read more »

Has Dental Wear And Tear Hurt Your Smile?

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As gradually worsening wear and tear affects your teeth, you can feel your confidence in your smile slipping. Enamel erosion can be a consequence of biting and chewing over the years, but the friction from this activity can have a relatively limited effect. However, for those who have softer enamel, and for those who grind… Read more »

Discover Relief From Oral Discomfort

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If you struggle with the appearance and feel of your smile, know that you are not alone. One of the most common sources of lack of self-confidence comes from how we look. Since our mouths are one of the first ways we connect with new people, issues with confidence can stem from dental concerns.  Beyond… Read more »

Sleep Disorders Rooted In Oral Health

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Some of the most common medical concerns affecting sleep have a foundation in the smile. The first of these is bruxism, which is the grinding or gnashing of teeth. This issue can lead to serious damage to a smile starting with the erosion of the enamel. Exposed dental material can develop infection or experience sensitivity…. Read more »

The Oral Health Basis For Your Sleep Issues


If you struggle with getting a full night’s rest, you might wonder where your source of discomfort is coming from. With these disorders, the symptoms may not show in quite as obvious or explanable ways as some other injuries or pains. After all, you are unconscious during the activity! Previously, healthcare providers relied upon the… Read more »

Finally Get A Full Night’s Rest


Sleep concerns affect many Americans, and these have wide and far-reaching implications for your waking hours. While some of these are external factors outside of your control, like a noisy neighborhood, others are things that you can address. But often, patients will delay treatment for these concerns and just write them off as minimal issues…. Read more »

Night Guards Provide Safe Relief


If you struggle with jaw concerns while you sleep, know that you are not alone. Many people have trouble overnight with unconscious movements. This can include bruxism, or the term for persistent clenching and grinding of the teeth. Such actions can be incredibly damaging to your smile, from the deterioration of your tooth structure to… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Treatment, Without Surgery


Sleep apnea is a very common condition in Americans, yet many people feel they can ignore it. Around a quarter of men and one in every ten women suffer from this. The term refers to pauses in breath overnight, and it can lead to serious consequences. While these stops are often brief, they create disturbances… Read more »

Doing Damage Without Even Knowing?


If you are experiencing persistent headaches, it may not just be the stress from work. You may be grinding or gnashing your teeth while you sleep! This condition, known as bruxism, can be seriously damaging to your smile. It can wear down the individual dental structures, and also can reshape your alignment due to the… Read more »

You Can Be Your Jaw’s Worst Enemy


Many people clench or grind their jaw unconsciously. It is a very common habit, and for most people, it doesn’t cause any noticeable harm to their smile. For others, it can cause major problems in numerous areas of your oral health. Bruxism, the medical term for this unconscious behavior, can also occur when you are… Read more »