Night and Snore Guards
Excessive jaw clenching and bruxism can accelerate tooth and jaw deterioration. Meanwhile, snoring can impact the quality of your own sleep and that of those around you. To help our patients most comfortably avoid this, we customize snore and night guards to their bite. One type of night guard acts as a cushion between the top and bottom dental arches. Snore prevention mouth pieces act as a cushion while also bringing the lower jaw forward, thereby opening the airway and increasing airflow while breathing,
What are the causes of teeth grinding?
Stress or anxiety
Obstructive sleep apnea
Certain medications or recreational drugs
What are the causes of snoring?
When the larynx is compressed by a relaxed jaw
Large tonsils or a long soft palate