Night Guards in Naples, FL
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What Are Night Guards?
Teeth grinding at night, also known as bruxism, is a common issue that affects many people. Although the most recognizable sign is the wear of the surface of the teeth, nocturnal bruxism may also lead to headaches, tooth pain, inflammation, as well as discomfort in your jaw and neck. To save your mouth against the effects of teeth grinding, Dr. Junée F. Gardy provides customized night guards that help protect your mouth while you sleep. Night guards are created with high-grade materials to fit comfortably in your mouth and improve the quality of your sleep by reducing teeth grinding and jaw clenching. To learn more about custom night guards, call Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA in Naples, FL to schedule a consultation.
What are the Benefits of Night Guards?
Wearing a custom dental night guard offers an array of benefits for your dental health and overall well-being, including:
- Protects the teeth from damage associated with grinding and clenching
- Alleviates jaw pain
- Can reduce TMJ-related symptoms
- Alleviates headaches
- Allows for more restful sleep
- Protects the investment in dental work and dental restorations
- Custom guards offer enhanced comfort and function compared with DIY kits
What to Expect from Night Guards
After Dr. Gardy makes your bruxism diagnosis, she will obtain dental impressions and digital x-rays of your mouth so your individualized night guard can be created. Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA will send your specifications to a dental laboratory where your night guard will be crafted from top-quality materials. After your night guard is sent back to us, we will ask you to return to our office for a fitting. Dr. Gardy may make small adjustments as needed so your night guard fits properly and comfortably. She will also provide instructions on how to take care of your night guard so it lasts a long time.
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Protect Teeth from Grinding
Teeth grinding can lead to pain and discomfort in many different ways. Night guards are a way to reduce the restless nights caused by the harmful side effects of nocturnal bruxism and jaw clenching. Custom-made night guards from Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA can also improve your overall oral health and prevent future complications. If this sounds like a solution to your worries or you would like to learn more, call our team in Naples, FL to book a consultation with Dr. Gardy.
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Night Guards FAQs
Do I need a night guard if I have bruxism?
Wearing a custom-fit night guard is an effective way to protect your teeth from extreme teeth grinding or clenching. Our professionals at Junée F. Gardy DDS, PA can assess the severity of your bruxism and recommend the best appliance for your needs. We generally do not recommend night guards unless we believe it is in your best interest.
Are night guards comfortable?
Yes, night guards are designed to be comfortable and fit snugly in your mouth. Dr. Gardy will take measurements of your teeth and create a custom-fit dental appliance that is tailored to your needs. We can also make any adjustments as necessary so the guard fits comfortably and securely.
How often do I need to replace my night guard?
A night guard should last many years with proper care. However, if any changes occur in your mouth or you notice the guard is not fitting correctly, contact our office in Naples, FL for a new appliance. If you experience increased teeth grinding or clenching, book an appointment with Dr. Gardy for an evaluation and replacement.