A Nightguard a dental device that is used to prevent teeth grinding and clenching at night. They are designed to fit over your top teeth and work to prevent wear and tear on the teeth and muscles of the head, face, and jaw.
TMJ disorders are typically treated with a Nightguard. After a TMD & TMJ Assessment, a custom Nightguard may be prescribed to position the jaw in a way that reduces stress on the muscles of the face and neck and protects the enamel surface of the teeth when TMJ disorders include clenching and grinding of the teeth.
TMJ disorders are fairly common. If you suspect you have a TMJ disorder, answer the question below to see if you are a candidate for a Nightguard:
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, we advise that you schedule an appointment for a complete TMD & TMJ Assessment.