Dental Night Guards in Merrifield VA
Mouth Guards are recommended when you Clench or Grind your teeth, a habit referred to as a Bruxism. Most patients are not aware of this habit since it may be happening during sleep. It is a very common condition and can be very harmful if left untreated, referred to as TMD. Temporomandibular Disorder which affects the Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ) can cause pain in the Jaw or Ear area, Headaches mimicking migraines, clicking or popping sounds when opening or closing and tenderness of jaw muscles to name a few. Mouth guards can be a good first step before other treatment options are discussed.