how white can I get my teeth?

How White Can My Teeth Get? | Sentinel Mouthguard Team

How white can my teeth get? The Ultimate Guide to Various Teeth Bleaching and Whitening Procedures Many people today suffer from dental discolorations which may be intrinsic or extrinsic. Extrinsic discolorations are due to a buildup of stains on the surface of the teeth. The stains may be caused by dental plaque, calculus, specific medical

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is adderall making me grind my teeth

Is Adderall Causing Me to Grind My Teeth at Night?

Is Adderall Causing Me to Grind My Teeth at Night? How many people in the United States are on adderall? A quick google search reveals that over 16 million people were prescribed adderall in 2012 . How many of these people find themselves grinding their teeth at night? Teeth grinding and jaw clenching, medically known

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sentinel athletic mouth guard for weight lifting

What is the Best Mouth Guard for Hockey? | Sentinel Mouthguards

What is the Best Mouth Guard for Hockey? Finding The Best Athletic Mouth Guard For Hockey You probably already know that every hockey player, (whether professional or not) is required to wear a protective mouth guard when playing. Hockey involves a lot of force and energy. Many times, falls and collisions (not to mention a

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why does my jaw hurt on one side when I chew?

Why Does My Jaw Hurt on One Side When I Chew?

Why does my jaw hurt on one side when I chew? Notice jaw pain on one side of your mouth lately? Is there a popping sound accompanied with it? There are various reasons both or one side of your jaw is throbbing with pain when you chew, speak or just open your mouth. While jaw

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mouth guard for weight lifting

Should I Wear a Mouth Guard for Weight Lifting?

The Importance of Wearing a Mouth Guard for Weight Lifting While not so many strength athletes (especially weight lifters) like using mouth guards when training or competing, it turns out these mouthpieces are very valuable for any weightlifter. Although many people think mouth guards are only important in sports that involve a lot of contact

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dental night guard benefits

Dental Night Guard Benefits

Dental Night Guard Benefits What are the benefits of wearing a dental night guard? Why wear one? Do you grind or clench your teeth while you are asleep? It is estimated that at least 10% of the American population suffers from teeth grinding, a condition usually referred to as bruxism. If you are suffering from

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sentinel dental retainer

Dental Night Guard vs. Dental Retainer

Dental Night Guard vs. Dental Retainer What is the difference between the two? After braces, the teeth are highly susceptible to movement/shifting as they just underwent some intense re-positioning and even though your new, beautifully straight teeth may look like they’re here to stay, your freshly positioned dental anatomy is still trying to find its

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Will Dental Insurance Cover My Night Guard?

Will Dental Insurance Cover My Night Guard?  Has your dentist suggested you wear a night guard because you are grinding or clenching your teeth? You may initially balk at the dental office price but you have good dental insurance and your custom night guard is surely covered right? Many people assume that all dental insurance

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why am I clenching my teeth?

“Why am I clenching my jaw?”

The Effects of Teeth Clenching and How to Prevent It “Why am I clenching my jaw?” It is very easy to imagine that your oral health especially the condition of your teeth ends with good diet and mouth cleaning habits. Unfortunately, there are other habits like teeth clenching which can easily cause destruction to your

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Product Returns All returns must receive a RETURN MATERIALS AUTHORIZATION (RMA) number from the Sentinel Mouthguards Customer Service Department prior to shipment. This RMA number must be clearly noted on the outside of the returning package. Please contact customer service at to request refund. An RMA number will be supplied in reply email. If

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jaw pain & tenderness on just one side

Why Do I Have Jaw Pain & Tenderness? | Sentinel Mouthguard Co.

“I have jaw pain & tenderness. Why?”   Jaw pain & tenderness during the day. Jaw pain refers to an uncomfortable feeling or the popping sensation that is associated with tooth pain, tenderness, aching of the other areas of the neck or face, and difficulty in chewing. In some cases, this condition is also known

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ptsd & bruxism

Could PTSD be Causing me to Grind and Clench my Teeth?

“Could PTSD be Causing me to Grind and Clench my Teeth?” The Relation of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) & Bruxism (Night Teeth Grinding) The Relationship Between PTSD & Bruxism (nighttime teeth grinding) When one thinks of PTSD they might picture a man that once wore army green trying to cope with the horrors of

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5 bad habits that can wreck your teeth

5 Dental Habits That Can Wreck Your Teeth

5 Bad Dental Habits That Can Wreck Your Teeth Do you know how long your teeth can last? If properly cared for, human teeth can last their entire lifetime. The Academy of General Dentistry reports that there is no reason senior citizens can’t keep their natural teeth for a lifetime since tooth loss is the

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botox used to treat teeth grinding decreases bone density

Botox For Teeth Grinding? Not Such a Good Idea After All.

Botox For Teeth Grinding? Botox has long been used worldwide for medical or cosmetic reasons. The botox injections have been successful in what they were to do. However, research has shown that though positive results have been noted, there are negative side effects that outweigh the benefits. This was noted when studies on effects of

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reventing gum recession

3 Ways To Prevent Gum Recession | SM Team

Gum Recession – Causes and Prevention When the margin of your gum tissue starts pulling back, your teeth are exposed. This process is known as gum recession. It is not something that can be easily noticed since the process is gradual and the early symptoms are usually ignored. Gum recession is a serious dental condition

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night tongue biting

Habitual Nighttime Tongue Biting Is A Real Thing

And it’s much more common than you think! Nighttime Tongue Biting Nighttime tongue biting is a condition that has disturbed many people leaving them frustrated and seeking answers. Everyone has bitten their tongue at one point or another but this is mostly accidental and happens mostly when eating meals or when talking. Once in a

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my night guard broke

“My Night Guard Broke. What do I do?” | Sentinel Team

Broken Dental Night Guards Dental night guards are devices which are worn by dental patients who suffer from unconsciously grinding their teeth during the night while they sleep. Grinding your teeth during the night can cause tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, jaw pain, and other negative health consequences. Night guards protect the teeth of individuals who

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facial protection gear

National Facial Protection Month – Dental Night Guards

National Facial Protection Month- Cont. Dental Night Guards  Dental problems are some of the most painful problems anyone can ever experience. Just one tooth can cause  great pain, sleepless nights, severe infections, & even illness. There are many causes of dental problems, a major cause being bad oral hygiene. However, injuries during sports and other

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april is national facial protection

April Is National Facial Protection Month | SM TEAM

April Is National Facial Protection Month! And the Sentinel Team is here to help answer your questions surrounding teeth protection such as why wear a mouthguard? What types of mouth guards are there to choose from? What is the best choice for the most protection? What is the most comfortable mouth guard type? First! Some

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thin mouth guard

Athletic Mouth Guards In Sports

Athletic Mouth Guards In Sports By simply failing to wear a mouth guard while playing sports, you increase your odds of experiencing an injury to your mouth by about 60 times. Common mouth injuries include loss of teeth and jaw fractures. These injuries are both painful and serious, and often require surgeries and days or

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