We know grinding your teeth isn’t always intentional, but it can still have a lot of negative side effecrts. It wears down your enamel, altering your bite and increasing sensitivity. The pressure and shifting of grinding can also cause teeth to crack, chip, fracture, or loosen. The negative impacts go beyond your teeth, as grinding can also cause headaches and jaw pain.
Night Guards Overview
Many people who grind their teeth turn to night guards to protect their enamel. Night guards go beyond stopping wear on your teeth, because easing the grinding action also relieves tension and can improve symptoms like headaches.
Night guards provide relief for:
How Night Guards Work
Night guards work to ease symptoms by providing a barrier between your upper and lower teeth. This buffer helps to cushion your teeth, prevent wear, and discourage clenching.
What to Expect
When you visit Trü Orthodontics for custom night guards in West Springfield, you’ll receive a scan with our iTero digital scanner. This provides an accurate map of your teeth and gums. Then, we can 3D print your custom night guard onsite for a flawless and comfortable fit! Wear your night guard as often as you need.
Why Choose Trü Orthodontics for Night Guards?
We know that no two patients have the same set of teeth, so why would your care be the same? We always take the time to customize orthodontic solutions to meet your needs.
Our providers share a passion for our patients and the work. When you come to Trü Orthodontics, you can expect to be treated with respect and compassion.
Our patients receive advanced 3D scanning instead of old-fashioned mold-taking to ensure a flawless fit for night guards and other orthodontic devices.
Frequently Asked Questions
It is generally not recommended to wear a night guard all day unless specifically instructed to do so by your dentist or healthcare professional. Night guards are primarily designed to be worn during sleep to protect your teeth and jaws from grinding or clenching.
Our custom night guards in West Springfield help relieve the symptoms of bruxism, but unfortunately do not always stop night grinding from happening. While they can protect you from damage, it’s important to find ways to relieve the root cause of teeth grinding in the first place.
Yes! Trü Orthodontics in West Springfield offers a range of financing options, which can be utilized by both insured and uninsured patients. Our goal is to make orthodontic treatment more affordable with flexible and accessible payment solutions. This includes monthly promotions, discounts for those without insurance, and extended payment plans serviced by Cherry, our trusted third-party agency.