You might have heard of a dental night guard but have wondered what they are for or how they can help you. Night guards are the number one treatment to combat Bruxism.
Bruxism, also known as grinding and/or clenching of your teeth, is an extremely common condition that affects almost all adults in New Zealand at some stage in their life time. Grinding or clenching teeth long term can cause serious issues overtime such wearing down teeth, shortening the bite, cracks in teeth or broken fillings. There are many factors that can cause Bruxism – most commonly stress!