Dental Nightguards From Your Dentist in Bradenton

If you or someone in your family grinds their teeth at night, a professional dental nightguard can provide the relief they need to enjoy restful sleep while simultaneously protecting their teeth, gums, and jaw from serious damage. For individuals in need of a more natural alternative, a natural mouth guard can offer similar benefits with added comfort and peace of mind. Made from biocompatible materials free of harmful chemicals, natural mouth guards provide a gentle and sustainable option for teeth grinding relief.

What’s the difference between professionally-made nightguards and store-bought versions?

There are two types of nightguards available to patients: over-the-counter and custom-made options. While over-the-counter nightguards are less expensive, they do not fit as well as professional, custom-made versions, nor are they as comfortable. Nightguards made by your dentist are also far more durable than store-bought options and offer better protection to your teeth, gums, and jaw. For those interested in a more eco-friendly and health-conscious choice, a custom-made natural mouth guard presents an excellent alternative.

Is a nightguard always necessary for patients who grind their teeth?

If you suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching while you sleep, it can be very damaging to your smile. Not only can the condition lead to chips, cracks, and other serious dental damage, it can also increase a patient’s risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and even TMJ disorder. To combat these risks and protect your oral health, a TMJ nightguard may be the ideal solution. Custom-fitted to your mouth, a TMJ nightguard is designed to comfortably align your jaw and prevent the direct contact between your teeth during the night.

If you think you may need a nightguard, we encourage you to call us today. Our team will assess your unique needs and if a nightguard is right for you, we’ll talk to you about beginning the process of creating a personalized version that will protect your smile!

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Call Our Team About A Nightguard Today

  • Enjoy restful sleep again
  • Prevent tooth cracks, chips, gum disease & more
  • Eradicate jaw pain & morning headaches
  • Have a nightguard that’s perfectly fitted to your mouth
  • Prioritize your oral health!
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