Night Guards in Mandeville | bite guard, grinding guard, snoring guard, bruxism, teeth guards | Teeth grinding, stop teeth grinding, stop snoring, worn down teeth, jaw pain, irritated gums, teeth clenching, TMJ

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Dr. Randall Foto, DDS

FAMILY, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry
Full Service Dental Sleep Apnea Center

645 Lotus Drive N., Suite B
Mandeville, LA 70471

985-626-4447

    

Night Guards
 

Many people are afflicted with bruxism, or teeth grinding. Some people may do this consciously during the day, but it is a larger problem at night while you are asleep. Grinding your teeth can damage enamel, wear down teeth, cause jaw pain, or irritate your gums. The noise from teeth grinding can also disturb your spouse's sleep if loud enough.

If you grind your teeth you should consider a night guard. The night guard, which is very similar to a mouth guard worn by athletes, provides a barrier between your top and bottom teeth while you sleep. All night guards are custom fitted for comfort and to allow for proper breathing. Your dentist will take an impression of your teeth and have the night guard created by a dental lab. Night guards are very durable and can be used for up to 10 years.

There are also some things that you can do to try to stop teeth grinding. You can train your jaw to be free and easy rather than clenched. Refrain from chewing gum or on other objects like pens. You should also avoid alcoholic drinks and drinks with caffeine, as these can increase the likelihood you will grind your teeth. If you suspect you might be grinding your teeth at night set up an appointment with us today.

 
 
 
Mandeville Dentist. Dr. Randall Foto provides Night Guards, bite guard, grinding guard, snoring guard, bruxism, teeth guards to patients suffering from Teeth grinding, stop teeth grinding, stop snoring, worn down teeth, jaw pain, irritated gums, teeth clenching, TMJ in Covington, Madisonville, Abita Springs, Northshore Area . Covington Dentist providing Night Guards in Mandeville, Louisiana.