Grinding and clenching is one of the most common issues our patients have been coming in with recently. It’s often stress and lifestyle related and in most cases can be quickly diagnosed and treated.
A night splint is a custom made appliance used to cover the chewing surfaces of your teeth. Commonly it is worn at night when you go to bed. It relieves the stress on the temporomandibular joint.
In some cases night guards are used to protect the teeth from wearing down.