If you’re an athlete or someone who grinds their teeth at night, custom-made mouth guards and night guards may be the perfect solution. They can protect your teeth and mouth if you experience a blow to the face, and prevent you from grinding your teeth while you sleep.
If you participate in a contact sport or activity where a blow to the face is possible, it’s a good idea to wear a mouth guard. While there are over-the-counter options, the dentists at Crown Dental can create a custom-made mouth guard that is designed for maximum protection and comfort for you. We design our custom mouthguards with high-quality and lightweight materials, so you can perform at your best. Mouthguards can protect against:
Night guards help people from the symptoms of nocturnal bruxism, which is a condition that is defined by teeth grinding while sleeping. This can result in headaches, neck pain, jaw injuries and teeth damage. Night guards act just like mouth guards — they’re typically over the top row of teeth and are custom-made to fit your teeth for maximum comfort. They’re safe enough to wear to sleep, and will not impede your breathing.
If you’re an athlete or someone who’s experiencing nighttime clenching and grinding, contact our friendly staff to schedule an appointment and discuss your options. You can reach us at (301)363-4300.