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Is A Night Mouth Guard Right For You?

Is A Night Mouth Guard Right For You?

So you grind your teeth at night and your dentist has recommended that you wear a mouth guard to protect your teeth. Do you just get one and hope it’s the right thing?

You might be wondering how a night mouth guard (often referred to as a night guard) will really help you, or which type of mouth guard is best for you. Well, not to worry – you have come to the right place.

Today we’re going to break it down and tell you all you need to know about night mouth guards and how to choose the best one for you.

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Seasonal Stress and Your Oral Health: Bruxism and TMJ

Seasonal Stress and Your Oral Health: Bruxism and TMJ

This time of year is magical; full of wonder and fond memories just waiting to be made. Unfortunately it also one of the most stressful times for many of us as we rush to keep up with mounting expectations of the season and rising costs. 77% of Canadians suffer from some form of excess stress, this according to a recent survey by Sun Life Financial’s 2013 Health Index. Even the Public Health Agency of Canada has recommendations on dealing with holiday stress and depression which you can find here if you’re having trouble managing.

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Teeth Grinding Nightmares

Has anyone ever told you that you grind your teeth in your sleep? Perhaps a parent or partner may even try to wake you up while you’re grinding. Unfortunately, most people who grind their teeth in their sleep don’t even know they’re doing it. Teeth grinding is one of the most common sleep disorders referred to as bruxism in the medical profession. The symptoms are broad and far reaching and include jaw stiffness and soreness, anxiety, stress, depression, headaches as well as insomnia.

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Teeth Grinding Nightmares? We Can Help!

Teeth Grinding Nightmares? We Can Help!

womanrestingIf you suffer from jaw pain, frequent headaches, and worn teeth, you are likely grinding your teeth at night while you sleep.  Bruxism (commonly known as ‘teeth grinding’) is a common problem that can compromise your quality of life by reducing the function of your teeth and causing chronic pain in your neck and jaw.

In today’s fast paced society, stress is an inevitable part of life and one of the ways stress can manifest itself is through involuntary tooth grinding while you sleep. Besides the fact that it can be loud enough to disturb your sleeping partner, bruxism can keep you from getting the peaceful rest you need to perform at your best.  It can also cause significant pain and headaches during your waking hours, hindering your capacity to enjoy your life and live it to the fullest.

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