Teeth grinding can result in a lot of pain and discomfort in the jaw, mouth and face of a patient. Dental mouth guards are oral appliances to prevent grinding or clenching of teeth.
If you grind your teeth, you might unintentionally clench your teeth throughout the course of day, or perhaps grind them at night while you sleep. This condition is referred to as bruxism. When buxism is discovered during the early stages, it can be treated prior to resulting in permanent damage to your teeth, gums and jaw. Aggressive grinding can damage dental fillings, wear down the tooth enamel and can even cause tooth sensitivity.
There are several options available for dental mouth guards however the best and most reliable solution is a custom fitted mouth guard.