Many of us have heard of (or have used) retainers at one point in our lives. Retainers are often used in orthodontic treatment and can keep our teeth straight, but are not specialized in helping protect our teeth – that falls to mouthguards. That’s why we’re going to discuss how mouthguards provide protection for your teeth.

According to Cleveland Clinic,

Mouthguards cover your teeth to protect teeth and gums. Custom-fitted mouthguards fit and protect your teeth better than over-the-counter mouthguards. Night guards can ease bruxism (teeth grinding). Kids and adults should wear mouthguards during contact sports or activities like biking.



December 20th, 2022

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Did you know that about 15% of people have a habit of grinding their teeth or clenching their jaws, a condition called bruxism? Clenching and grinding can be caused by multiple factors, such as stress or anxiety, and studies have shown that even sleep apnea can sometimes go hand-in-hand with grinding and clenching your teeth at night.

So, what can be done to help with this? A Night guard is often the answer to this problem!


February 9th, 2021

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Stress and anxiety can be a common occurrence in our society today. But what does it have to do with oral health and dentistry? Quite a lot, actually. Stress is one of the main factors of teeth grinding, often happening throughout the day and during sleep. A stressful or anxious situation can cause us to clench up and grind our teeth.

Here is an Overview of Teeth Grinding.


July 28th, 2020

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