WHAT IS NIGHT GUARD?
Night guard is a flexible plastic that we fabricate following your own tooth model to protect your teeth to avoid teeth cracking or chipping off. It will protect the enamel of your teeth and prevent tooth damage. Night guards are worn at night to stop any unconscious grinding and clenching also preventing people to have jaw spasms or fatigue.
Who can wear night guard
People who regularly grind or clench their teeth at night are highly recommended to wear night guard
Types of night guard
1. Soft night guard
This type of night guard is more flexible and won’t damage the teeth if the patient grinds their teeth hard. But this type of night guards lifespan is shorter
2. Hard night guard
This type of night guard suit for patient who have extreme teeth grinding
How to take care of your night guard
- Clean the mouth guard using toothbrush after taking it off
- Rinse immediately after wearing
- Protect from high temperature
- Placed your night guard in container to avoid from damage
These are some of the steps you can take to have a stronger and healthier tooth. After all, we all want to make sure we are problem free and we can enjoy our life and food for many years. In Smileway Dental Clinic USJ and Smileway Dental Clinic Setapak we take care of your smile because we believe in “Creating Smiles That Matters” in your life. Take care everyone.