How Does A Night Guard Prevent Clenching And Grinding? 7 Facts You Should Know
In the last few decades, much attention in dentistry has been devoted to both the airway/sleep apnea and parafunctional habits such a clenching and grinding of the teeth. These two topics are, in fact, inter related. Many people can grind or clench their teeth at night due to stress, but there are also many people who may develop these habits due to a narrow airway and sleep apnea.
Whatever the cause, I think we can all agree that tooth grinding and clenching is not great for your teeth and is also something that can lead to uncomfortable symptoms. This is why every single patient in our office gets asked questions pertaining ...