A night guard is a custom fitted oral appliance that is worn to protect your teeth from clenching and grinding. When we sleep, we have no control over grinding and clenching. If left untreated, clenching and grinding can lead to jaw pain, muscle soreness, cracked and broken teeth, and severe wear on your teeth. In order to make a night guard, impressions of your teeth are taken and sent to a lab where the appliance is fabricated. Wearing a night guard will help you protect your teeth and existing dental work so you can keep a healthy smile. If you think you are clenching and grinding and are interested in having an appliance made, please call our office today!