TEETH GRINDING AND SLEEP HEALTH BLOG - TeethNightGuard.com

How Often Should I Change My Night Guard?

How Often Should I Change My Night Guard?

The Brux Doc February 17th, 2022 5 minute read

If you grind your teeth at night, I hope you are wearing a night guard to protect them from wear and tear. And if you are, you will definitely notice that the wear and tear that would have damaged your teeth is now showing up on your night guard. I... more »

Does Sleeping with a Night Guard Damage Your Gums?

Does Sleeping with a Night Guard Damage Your Gums?

The Brux Doc February 10th, 2022 5 minute read

If you wear night guard (also called a mouth guard) to protect your teeth from grinding , you may find yourself worried about the way it fits. Maybe you’re waking up with pain along your gum line or increased tooth and gum sensitivity.  In... more »

Will My Night Guard Break My Braces or My Clear Aligners?

Will My Night Guard Break My Braces or My Clear Aligners?

The Brux Doc February 6th, 2022 5 minute read

If you have braces or clear aligners (like Invisalign), you might be wondering whether they are compatible with a night guard. Maybe you are actually straightening your teeth to address some of the underlying issues that are causing you to grind your... more »

Do Night Guards Cause Dry Mouth?

Do Night Guards Cause Dry Mouth?

Martyna Bobek LSW, CTP January 27th, 2022 5 minute read

Are you waking up in the morning with a dry, crusty feeling mouth these days? Maybe you’re even waking up a few times a night feeling like you need to drink water to ease that dryness. I’ve been there, and it’s not fun. If you wear a... more »

How Do You Know Your Night Guard Fits Properly?

How Do You Know Your Night Guard Fits Properly?

Leah Adele, ABA Therapist January 20th, 2022 5 minute read

If you grind your teeth at night, a night guard is the most straightforward way to protect your teeth and gums. Even while you should take other measures to address whatever might contribute to your teeth grinding (such as stress, TMJ, or a misaligned... more »

Do You Know What's In Your Night Guard? Why Materials Matter

Do You Know What's In Your Night Guard? Why Materials Matter

Dani Schenone, holistic wellness expert January 13th, 2022 6 minute read

If you grind your teeth and are thinking about getting a night guard, here's what you need to know. If you are one of the 10% of Americans who grind their teeth at night, chances are you need a night guard. A night guard is a device you wear in your... more »

Do Snoring and Grinding Teeth Go Together?

Do Snoring and Grinding Teeth Go Together?

The Brux Doc January 6th, 2022 5 minute read

Snoring and teeth grinding are both very common problems. So, if you find you do one or both of them, you are not alone! It is believed that approximately forty-five percent of the population snores occasionally and twenty-five percent snores regularly. And... more »

How Do I Know If My Children Grind Their Teeth and What To Do If They Do?

How Do I Know If My Children Grind Their Teeth and What To Do If They Do?

The Brux Doc December 30th, 2021 5 minute read

It's not unusual for children to grind their teeth during sleep. It’s actually a common problem, and it often goes away on its own within a few years. In children, teeth grinding is often a subconscious reaction to stress or anxiety (just like it... more »

The Best Way to Clean a Night Guard

The Best Way to Clean a Night Guard

The Brux Doc December 23rd, 2021 5 minute read

If you are looking up the proper way to clean your night guard, then, congratulations, you must be wearing it! Not only are you protecting your teeth from the wear and tear caused by grinding, but you are also looking out for your oral health when you... more »

Should I Get a Night Guard If I Only Grind My Teeth When I'm Stressed Out?

Should I Get a Night Guard If I Only Grind My Teeth When I'm Stressed Out?

The Brux Doc December 16th, 2021 5 minute read

Have you ever watched someone with a serious teeth grinding problem sleep? Sometimes it hurts just to hear the sounds that come from their mouth. A night guard is clearly a necessity in such cases, otherwise, that person might wind up with a chipped... more »