Night Guards

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OFFICE HOURS

Monday:                8am - 5pm
Tuesday:                8am - 5pm
Wednesday:          8am - 5pm
Thursday:              8am - 5pm
Friday:                    8am - 1pm

OFFICE HOURS

Why in the world do I grind my teeth and what is causing me to do this? That is a great question and extremely difficult to pinpoint the answer. Millions of people are afflicted with teeth grinding officially called bruxism.


For many, teeth grinding is a conscious decision acted out during the day, but teeth grinding presents an equal problem at night time - while you sleep.


High level teeth grinding will:

  • Damage enamel
  • Damage natural teeth, restorations, crowns or jaw
  • Cause headaches
  • Produce pain
  • Results in disorders in the temporomandibular joints (TMJs)


Noise from night time grinding can also disrupt your spouse's sleep.

During regular dental exams, Dr. Persky will check for signs of teeth grinding and determine whether treatment is needed.


Night guards are an effect teeth damaging deterrent. They are designed to keep teeth separated and stop damage caused by clenching and grinding.


Night guard, are:

  • Very similar to mouth pieces worn by athletes
  • Custom fitted to enable proper breathing and comfort
  • Extremely durable, lasting up to 10 years in many cases

If you are grinding or clenching your teeth , you are damaging your oral health. Call our office today at (520) 795-2123 and schedule an appointment to discuss a night guard treatment.