Things to know before getting night guards
Night guards are usually given when you have an issue with grinding your teeth in your sleep in order to protect the enamel from damage. Be sure to let your dentist know if you think you are grinding your teeth or experience symptoms associated with this.
When you have your oral exam, Dr. Morel will be able to identify damage caused to your enamel. She will then ask you questions to determine potential causes for this. If grinding your teeth is the cause of the problem she will then offer the option to get night guards to protect your teeth.
If you are causing significant damage to your teeth by grinding during your sleep, getting night guards my be essential to ensure the health of your teeth and to avoid developing more serious conditions. Consider discussing your options and the risks associated with this.
At the Smiles by Morel Plano, TX dental office, we put you first and emphasis treatment we think is best for you. Our goal is to make sure we stop issues before they become oral disease.