Most busy professionals in the Hastings-on-Hudson area experience nighttime grinding or clenching known as Bruxism. A protective custom fit nightguard is a cost-effective way to prevent costly dental damage down the road
Dangers of Bruxism
If left unprotected without a dental nightguard, nighttime clenchers and grinders can expect the following risks of Bruxism:
*Early aging on the teeth
*Cracked or fractured teeth
If your dentist notices signs of wearing, clenching or grinding associated with Bruxism, he or she will recommend a protective nightguard.The process of creating a custom protective dental nightguard is as follows:
- A 3d digital scan is taken of your smile
- A high quality laboratory makes a comfortable nightguard to fit and protect your teeth
- The nightguard is fitted and adjusted for maximum comfort
Why choose a night guard made by a dentist?
*Longer lasting, more durable
*Greater comfort and wearability
*Prevent any damage to the gums
*Ensure no issues with your bite that could potentially worsen the effects of TMJ
Investing in a nightguard today saves thousands of dollars in damage in the long run. Many insurance companies will even help to offset the cost. To check your insurance benefits for nightguard coverage, speak to one of our treatment coordinators about payment options and coverage.