According to American Dental Association, about 10- 15 % of adults are experiencing Bruxism or teeth grinding while they are asleep. Some of the side effects of teeth grinding are soreness of jaw upon waking up, tension-type headache and dull pain on the affected tooth. Although there are various ways to alleviate these side effects, the most common recommendation that the dentist will do, is for you to have a properly fitting Night Guard.
Here at Finesse Dental, we will make a customised and guaranteed high quality Night Guard (Occlusal Splint). Our dentists will perform a quick digital scan of the teeth rather than taking a stone impression to attain accurate teeth measurement. A night guard should properly fit in the patient’s teeth to minimise and further prevent grinding that could potentially damage the surfaces of the teeth, which then leads to chipping and cracking, and straining of jaw muscles as well.
Our affiliated Dental Laboratory will then make a 2mm thick and hard acrylic Night Guard that could last for about 2 to 5 years of usage. Unlike any random “one size fits all” Night Guard that you purchase in the chemist or online, our customised Night guard will positively prevent the teeth against further wear and tear due to grinding. Patients are advised to wear the Night Guard faithfully, then over a period of days or months, side effects of grinding will be minimised and eventually disappear.
STOP EXPERIENCING THESE DISCOMFORTS AND BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH US FOR FURTHER CONSULTATION ABOUT GETTING A NIGHT GUARD.