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Nightguards

Nightguard | Olympia DentistTeeth-grinders, heed this: The earlier you catch the damage, the better your prognosis.

Want to know one excellent way to combat the bothersome habit of nighttime bruxism, or teeth grinding? Use of a night guard -- every time you sleep. If you think the trouble or expense of a dental night guard isn't worth it, or you aren't even entirely sure it's tooth-grinding behind what seem to be increasingly shorter teeth, headaches, jaw pain and a perturbed sleep partner, come see us. Based on the amount of damage you may have already done and the symptoms you describe, we can determine whether a night mouth guard is right for you.

Creating Your Dental Night Guard

Once we determine that you're a good candidate for a night guard, we will create one that's custom-made for your mouth. A professionally made night guard for teeth is composed of soft material and slides over one row of your teeth. Once your dental night guard is in place, you can sleep soundly knowing that even if you do grind your teeth once you're asleep, your upper and lower teeth will no longer make contact.