Night Guards

Do you wake up with pain in your jaw and sensitivity on your teeth? Has your partner complained about you making odd, grinding noises in your sleep?  If this describes you, you might be part of the 10% of people that struggle with chronic teeth grinding. At Beechnut Dental Care, we can help you prevent the dangers of dental grinding with night guards in Houston, Texas.

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What are Night Guards?

Night guards are protective mouth appliances intended to be used while you sleep to prevent injuries resulting from teeth grinding. Our team can create custom night guards for enhanced comfort while you sleep.

Why Do I Grind My Teeth at Night?

There are several possible triggers for teeth grinding. Stress and anxiety are some of the most likely culprits if you do not have any dental anomalies. However, abnormal bites or crooked teeth are also a strong indicator of a propensity for teeth grinding.

What are the Dangers of Teeth Grinding?

Grinding your teeth once or twice might not leave any permanent damage, but it may lead to serious dental health concerns if the problem proves to be persistent. Some of the most common issues caused by teeth grinding include:

  • Reoccurring headaches
  • Cracked and chipped teeth
  • Dental pain
  • TMJ disorders

Want to Put an End to Your Teeth Grinding with Night Guards in Houston, Texas?

Our Beechnut Dental Care team can help protect your smile from the dangers of teeth grinding with high-quality, custom-made night guards. Give our office a call today to learn more about this treatment option.

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