You can get a better night’s rest and better smile with a night guard.
Do you need a night guard? Do you wake up in the morning with pain in your jaw, ears or other parts of your face? Does your jaw feel tight or tired in the morning? Do you often experience migraines or tension headaches? Are your teeth starting to look flattened, worn or cracked? Are they sensitive? Do you have indentations on the sides of your tongue?
If you have any of these symptoms, you may be suffering from bruxism, and it is time to talk to our dentist, Dr. Michael Mullen about being fitted for a night guard in El Paso, Texas. Bruxism is the grinding and clenching of your teeth. While some people do this subconsciously while they are awake, it often occurs during sleep. A night guard provides a cushion between your upper and lower teeth and can prevent the damage associated with grinding your teeth. Along with stopping tooth damage, a night guard can also help relive the headaches and other pain that comes from bruxism.
If you are concerned about bruxism and the damage it can cause, we invite you to make an appointment by calling 915-593-1900. We look forward to helping your get a restful and pain-free night’s sleep.