All Things Teeth Grinding

Why Do Custom Night Guards Cost So Much?

When it comes to oral hygiene, the last thing you want to do is cut corners. But when your dentist says you need a custom nightguard, you hear the price and immediately begin thinking of how you can get your hands on a cheaper mouthguard. After all, how dangerous can teeth grinding be? The habit of grinding your teeth, also known as Bruxism, is something you may be doing without...

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The Best Ways to Maintain Great Oral Hygiene

The last thing you want to want someone to accuse you of is having a dirty mouth. Especially when it comes to oral hygiene.  Hopefully, you’re already in the habit of brushing your teeth regularly. (Like twice a day regularly.) But maybe you’re looking for a way to step up the care of your pearly whites.  Maintaining excellent oral hygiene will help keep you from cavities, dentures, and a frustrated...

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Night Guards from the Dentist Vs. Online Night Guards

 It may or may not come as a shock when you’re sitting in the dentist’s chair, and your dentist tells you that you grind your teeth. Whether you grind a lot or a little, the first thing they’ll recommend is a custom nightguard. It’s also possible that you don’t need a dentist to tell you that you desperately need to stop grinding your teeth in your sleep. Whether this is...

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How Do I Know If I Grind My Teeth?

It can happen to anyone, and it can get you when you’re sleeping. But grinding your teeth is nothing to be afraid of, and it’s really easy to treat. The hardest part is knowing if you’re doing it. Bruxism is the fancy medical term for grinding or gnashing your teeth. Of course, it’s much easier to catch yourself grinding your teeth during the day because you’re conscious but bruxing most...

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Does My Ear Hurt Because of TMJ?

There’s nothing worse than that feeling that your ears won’t pop. Ear pain can become unbearable quickly, so it’s crucial to figure out the cause of your ear canal distress.  When adults suffer from ear pain, it’s either the result of an ear infection or a TMJ disorder. Since you’re here reading this article, you’re probably trying to figure out what’s going on in your ears. Let’s get to the...

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Do I Need a Custom Night Guard?

It’s the understatement of the century to say that the last year has been stressful for everyone.  As we work towards the new normal, we’re beginning to address the various tolls the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on our bodies. If you find yourself coping with jaw or tooth pain, you’re not alone. According to research done by the American Dental Association, one in three people grind or clench their teeth...

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