A night guard is a mouth guard that's used to protect the teeth from grinding against one another during sleep.
If your dentist suspects that you are grinding or clenching in your sleep, a night guard may be recommended in order to prevent future damage.
Night guards can be a valuable tool when it comes to protecting your teeth from the harsh effects of grinding or clenching.
Once you get a night guard, it’s important that it’s cared for properly so that it can continue protecting your teeth for as long as possible.
Learn how to wear a hard night guard, medium night guard and soft night guard in order to properly protect your teeth with help from a licensed dental assistant in this free video series on the dental profession.
► See also: BRUXISM : Stopping Teeth Grinding or Bruxism