Custom Dental Night Guard

How Does a Dental Night Guard Work?

It is well known that a smile is an important asset in life, yet it is often taken for granted. Whether you flaunt your all-natural teeth when you smile, or have cosmetically enhanced your teeth in one way or the other, a dental night guard may be the solution you need to protect your teeth….

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grinding your teeth at night

How Do I Know If I Am Grinding My Teeth At Night?

“Listen Doctor! I think I would know if I was grinding my teeth at night!” Many dentists experience this problem with patients. The dentist tells the patient that they are showing signs of teeth grinding or jaw clenching at night, only to be met with disbelief from the patient. Patients believe they would KNOW if…

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5 Reasons to Order Your Custom Night Guard Online

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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dog ate my night guard

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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dental retainer vs dental night guard

The Difference Between a Dental Retainer & 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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walmart mouthguard

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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natural cure for teeth grinding

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 Super White Teeth

5 Best Tooth Brushes for 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 important to…

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night guard for lower teeth

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 I get my teeth?

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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does adderall cause teeth grinding

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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mouth guard for weight lifting

Should I Wear a Mouth Guard for Weight Lifting?

This article has been medically reviewed and verified by Dr. Lara Coseo (DDS, FAGD) as of 6/23/2020. She is a 2004 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. Having practiced general dentistry for 13 years, Dr. Lara currently serves as an Associate Professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. Best Mouth Guard for…

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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?

Medically reviewed and verified by Dr. Greg Grillo on 06/10/20Dr. Greg Grillo is a 1995 University of Washington School of Dentistry graduate practicing in North Central Washington. He’s now the senior partner of Grillo Robeck Dental, an innovative practice blending technology with exceptional staffing to provide relationship-based healthcare. Dr. Grillo has consulted with hundreds of…

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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? 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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reventing gum recession

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

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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thin mouth guard

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 helps with bruxism

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

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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