Nightguards: Protecting Your Teeth and Smile
We can injure our smile three different ways. We can get cavities which is a bacterial infection that causes break down of the teeth. We can get gum disease which is an infection and swelling around the bone that supports the teeth. We can also grind and clench our teeth in ways that are destructive causing teeth to fracture and the bone to be injured. In this blog, I want to discuss nighttime tooth grinding, how nightguards can help protect teeth, and when do I recommend night guards.
The Reason For Mouth Guards
The medical term for grinding is called bruxism; however, for this article, I will refer to it as grinding. ...