Occlusal or "Night" Guards
Occlusal guards are appliances that are typically worn at nighttime to protect the teeth. Bruxism (or teeth grinding) puts excess wear and tear on the teeth, which can cause severe damage over time. Wearing a night guard is an easy way to protect the enamel as well as any restorations such as filling and crowns from fracturing. Occlusal guards, or night guards, can help increase the longevity of your teeth and previous dental restorations. Call us at
504-889-1209 if you would like to schedule a TMJ evaluation or if you think a night guard would be beneficial!