Night Guards

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Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Does your partner or spouse tell you that you grind your teeth while you sleep? Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw, a dull headache or even tooth pain? If you answered yes to any of these, you might suffer from a condition called bruxism. According to the American Dental Association, bruxism, or teeth grinding, affects about 10 to 15 percent of adults. If you suffer from bruxism in North Carolina, it’s imperative to come see us at Nexus Dental in Indian Trail before you start to have major complications.

How Can a Night Guard Help?

While there are many ways to alleviate the effects of bruxism, one of the most popular and easiest ways is with a night guard. A night guard is essentially a mouth guard that is worn strictly at night while you sleep. A mouth guard while sleeping can be used to prevent the following:

    • Teeth grinding
    • Chipping or cracking of teeth
    • Straining of jaw muscles
    • Tooth pain
    • helps reduce headaches caused by grinding teeth
Where Can I Find a Night Guard?

Looking for a night guard to help fix your issues associated with bruxism? Well, visit your dentist, Nexus Dental. Your dentist will take a mold of your teeth to create a custom, comfortable, perfectly fit, and easy to wear night guard for you and only you.

At Nexus Dental in Indian Trail, our number one concern is our patients. If you are suffering from symptoms of bruxism, come in and see us to get a mouth guard custom made just for you. Contact us today to learn more.

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