Night Guards in Macon, GA
In times of stress, you may find yourself grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw. Or you may even be doing it as you sleep. This can result in damage to your smile. If you or someone in your home is coping with this problem, call Northside Family Dentistry at 478-475-1976 to schedule an appointment for a night guard in Macon, Georgia, with our dentist. Dr. Clinton M. Watson can give you a custom-fitted night guard to relieve your discomfort and prevent damage to your smile.
Could You Benefit From a Night Guard?
A night guard is a special type of mouth guard that is used to treat bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching. If our dentist or team suspect that you suffer from bruxism, we may recommend a night guard to protect your teeth from damage and prevent teeth grinding while you sleep. Many people who suffer from bruxism are unaware of the condition because it occurs while they sleep. Common signs of nighttime teeth clenching and grinding include:
- Chronic jaw pain, facial pain, and ear pain
- Awakening with a tired or tight feeling in the jaw
- Frequent tension headaches and migraines
- Excessive tooth wear, leading to chipped, flattened, cracked or very worn teeth
- Extremely worn tooth enamel, exposing the inner layers of the tooth
- Indentations on the side of the tongue
- Increased tooth sensitivity
Schedule Your Consultation Today
If you notice the signs of bruxism, you may benefit from a custom night guard. This night guard will be made to fit your smile comfortably and effectively, allowing you to sleep peacefully while protecting your teeth. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about night guards and how we can prevent the negative effects of teeth grinding. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your smile.
What a great dental group! If you have any fears of the dentist, this is the place to come to. Everyone is so nice and caring, very helpful and they do great work on your teeth!
My daughter has been going for 3 years and we love the atmosphere and the love and kindness we receive every time we walk in the door!
Dr. Watson and his staff have provided excellent and compassionate care for my family and I. I highly recommend this practice!