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5 Reasons Not To Pay A Dentist To Make Your Custom Dental Night Guard

A Quick Note On The Information Provided: We strive to provide the most accurate information possible. The dental night guard (sometimes referred to as occlusal guard) suggested in this article is a basic appliance used to alleviate teeth grinding (bruxism), jaw clenching and to protect your veneers, crowns and bridges. It can even be worn…

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My Dog Ate My Night Guard!

My dog ate my night guard! I have a 10 month old Australian Cattle Dog. Her name is Loki. Yes, I named her after the Norse god of mischief. You may say that I was  tempting fate. I say that I was just giving in to the inevitable. If you are a dog lover, you…

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What Is The Difference Between a Dental Retainer vs. Dental Night Guard?

Dental Night Guard vs. Dental Retainer “What is the difference between the two?” After removing braces, 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…

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Custom Dentist Night Guard vs Oral-B Night, Dentek, & Walmart Brands

I see you. Lady in the dental hygiene section of Walmart. An Oral-B Night Guard in one hand. Doctor’s Choice Night Guard in the other.You look perplexed. Confused.I imagine you’re wondering if either Walmart mouth guard brand will work for you.Is it a waste of $30? You think of your last dental office visit and roll…

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Alternative Tools To Help You Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Tooth grinding, also known as bruxism, is an unfortunate condition that affects many people. More often than not, this is an unconscious action as the majority of sufferers do this in their sleep. The only way they know is through the ongoing damage to their teeth, and sometimes the frustration of the partner sleeping beside…

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5 Best Tooth Brushes for Hygiene & Super White Teeth

5 Best Tooth Brushes for Hygiene & Super White Teeth I think we can all agree, white teeth are an immediate physical sign of self-care and even physical attraction. If you do a quick “google search” on how to brush your teeth properly, you are going to find plenty of information. Of course, it’s very…

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night guard for lower teeth

Where Can I Get a Dental Night Guard for Lower Teeth?

Dental Night Guard for Lower Teeth “Is A Night Guard For Lower Teeth Better Than Upper Night Guards?” Do you often grind your teeth when you sleep at night? A quick visit to the dentist will determine if you have nocturnal bruxism. Bruxism is a condition where constant grinding wears away your teeth’s enamel and…

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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 applications, betel chewing, and smoking tobacco….

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Is Adderall Causing Me To Grind My Teeth at Night?

How many people in the United States are on Adderall? A quick google search says A LOT. 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 as bruxism, can be caused by various factors; including sleep…

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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 contact sports – like wrestling, American football,…

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why do I have jaw pain on one side of my mouth?

Jaw Pain on One Side of the Mouth

Why does my jaw hurt on one side? Notice jaw pain and or tenderness 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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ptsd & bruxism

Could PTSD Be Causing Me to Grind and Clench My Teeth?

The Relationship 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 war but many times it can be a plethora of other…

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

Botox For Teeth Grinding? Bruxism (teeth grinding and jaw clenching) affects millions of people of all ages around the globe. When teeth grinding and jaw clenching become a regular occurrence, unanticipated problems can arise. These complications include tooth pain, facial and jaw pain, fracture lines in the teeth, even cracks and breakage, and can sometimes…

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Why Are My Gums Receding? Common 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 which could lead to loss of…

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My Night Guard Broke. What do I do?

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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Best Thin Mouth Guard for Sports

The Best Thin Mouth Guard for Sports (MMA, Football, Rugby, Hockey…) By simply failing to wear a mouth guard while playing contact 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,…

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Yoga To Stop Teeth Grinding at Night?

Want to know how to stop teeth grinding at night? Start Doing Yoga. How do I stop my teeth grinding at night? Let’s skip straight to it. The generally agreed upon short answer to the question “how do I stop teeth grinding at night” is that it is very difficult to stop or control this…

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What Is Bruxism and Why am I Grinding My Teeth?

“What is Bruxism and Why am I Grinding My Teeth?” Many people are not familiar with the word bruxism but rather know it as teeth grinding or jaw clenching at night. So, what is bruxism and why am I grinding my teeth? There is a lot of speculation out there as to why we grind…

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Teeth Falling Out Nightmare and Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Overview  Dreams of teeth falling out are among the most popular dreams that are received by the dream moods. Most of such dreams revolve around the teeth crumbling in your own hands, teeth starting to rot, growing crooked or falling out each one at a time with just a slight push. These types of dreams…

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Holiday Stress Already Have You Grinding Your Teeth More Than Usual?

Bruxism: What Is It And How Can You Manage It During The Holidays? Does holiday stress already have you grinding your teeth more than usual? For many people, holidays are the most stressful periods of the year. This is when many social events like family gatherings, office parties and parties with friends take place. Amidst…

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