A New Approach To Protecting Teeth and Smiles: The Modern Night Guards
As a Dentist in New York City, I see MANY patients with worn, damaged, chipped and broken teeth, jaw joint disorders and muscle discomfort. In the general population, it has been stated that anywhere from 8 – 30% of people clench or grind their teeth. However, if you are a Type A personality, under stress, sleep-deprived, or smoke; it is more likely you will actually clench or grind. Most people are not aware of it, but it can cause damage to your teeth, recession of your gums, and pain in your jaw muscles and joints (TMJ).
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Honestly, most people have no idea that they clench or grind their ...