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How Mouthguards Benefit You When Sleep is Involved


Posted on 12/20/2017 by Robert Leale
Mouthguard NorthView Family Dental WA 99208
Whether you suffer from TMJ, you grind your teeth in your sleep, or you clench your jaw a lot either in your sleep or even when you are awake, you may benefit from a mouthguard while sleeping.

Mouthguards can prevent problems from happening from these actions that occur while you are sleeping. Here is more information you will need to know about using mouthguards while sleeping.

Ease the Pain and Headaches Caused by TMJ

TMJ can cause a whole lot of problems with your teeth, mouth, and jaw. When you suffer from TMJ, you should wear a mouthguard to relieve the pain and headaches that TMJ can cause. Wearing one every night will help ease the pressure on it and relieve the pain associated with it.

Prevent Tooth Damage

Clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth in your sleep can cause damage to your teeth. Wearing a mouthguard while you are sleeping can avoid the damage these actions end up doing to your teeth eventually.

When unconsciously clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth in your sleep, you could end up chipping a tooth after doing it for so long. Wearing a mouthguard every night while sleeping can prevent you from ruining your teeth and having to get dental work done.

Improve Your Sleep Patterns
Wearing a mouthguard can also improve the way you sleep and the times you should be sleeping. They provide you with comfort and ease the other symptoms that may be caused by grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw in your sleep. Wear a mouthguard every night, and you will see a dramatic difference in your sleep patterns.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (509) 590-1763 today.





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