A night guard is a special type of mouth guard that is used to treat bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching. If our dentist suspects that you suffer from bruxism, we may recommend a night guard to protect your teeth from damage and prevent teeth grinding while you sleep. Many people who suffer from bruxism are unaware of the condition because it occurs while they sleep. Common signs of nighttime teeth clenching and grinding include:
If you notice the signs of bruxism, you may benefit from a custom night guard. This night guard will be custom made to fit your smile comfortably and effectively, allowing you to sleep peacefully while protecting your smile.
Our team at Finesse Dental Care is committed to helping every patient avoid damage to their smile. If you find that you grind or clench your teeth at night, our dentist, Dr. Steven Hever, can provide you with a customized night guard for you to wear while sleeping. Night guards are designed to protect against tooth wear and keep your smile healthy. Contact us today at (805) 742-4749 to set up your consultation and learn if you could benefit from receiving your customized night guard in Westlake Village, California.