Nighthuards are prescribed to patients that complain of muscular fatigue around the cheeks and sometimes of pain just in front of their ears.
Such discomforts are often the result of grinding, clenching of the teeth due to a psychological or physical stress.
Nightguards helo protect against:
- Wear and tear on your teeth
- Potential fracture of your teeth
- Muscular pain around the jaw
- Potential crown fractures
- Eventual difficulty opening your mouth which is common in patients who have been grinding/clenching their jaws for years.