family & cosmetic dentistry in Waterloo
Teeth grinding or clenching can be caused not just by stress and anxiety but by sleep disorders, an abnormal bite or teeth that are missing or crooked. The symptoms of teeth grinding include:
Dr. Gretzinger can fit you with a mouth guard to protect your teeth while you sleep.
Sports Guards, , help cushion your teeth in case of any sports related impact to your mouth, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, tongue, or jaw. Knowing how to prevent injuries like these is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities.
When it comes to protecting your mouth, a mouthguard is an essential piece of athletic gear that should be part of your standard equipment from an early age
A properly fitted mouthguard may be especially important for people who wear braces or have fixed bridge work.. A mouthguard also provides a barrier between the braces and your cheek or lips, limiting the risk of soft tissue injuries.
Talk to Dr. Gretzinger about selecting a mouthguard that will provide the best protection