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Night Guards

We offer night guards in Fort Worth, Texas, for patients who suffer from teeth grinding. These removable oral appliances cushion your teeth while you sleep, which helps prevent unnecessary damage. Schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Mark Givan, by calling our office at 817-926-5556 to schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Mark Givan, and receive the help you need.

Night Guards FAQ

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Do you have bruxism?

Bruxism, characterized by teeth grinding or clenching, often unnoticed as it frequently occurs during sleep, manifests through symptoms like jaw pain, headaches, tooth sensitivity, and damaged teeth. Facial pain, earaches, and disrupted sleep patterns may also be indicative.

What is a dental night guard, and why might I need one?

A dental night guard is a custom-made oral appliance designed to be worn during sleep. It is used to protect the teeth and jaws from the effects of teeth grinding or clenching. a condition known as bruxism. Night guards help prevent wear and tear on the teeth, reduce muscle tension, and alleviate symptoms associated with bruxism.

How do I know if I need a night guard?

You may need a night guard if you experience symptoms of bruxism, such as jaw pain, headaches, worn-down teeth, or increased tooth sensitivity. Your dentist can assess your oral health and symptoms to determine if a night guard is necessary. Individuals who frequently wake up with sore jaw muscles or notice signs of teeth grinding should consult their dentist.

Are night guards one-size-fits-all, or do they need to be custom-made?

While there are over-the-counter night guards available, custom-made night guards are typically recommended. Customization ensures a proper fit and comfort, as the night guard is designed based on impressions of your teeth. A dentist or dental professional will take impressions to create a night guard tailored to your specific bite and jaw alignment.

How do I care for and clean my dental night guard?

Proper care is essential to maintain the effectiveness and hygiene of a night guard. Rinse the night guard with cool water after each use, and regularly clean it using a mild soap or toothpaste. Avoid using hot water, as it can distort the shape of the night guard. Store it in a ventilated container to prevent bacterial growth.


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