TEETH GRINDING AND SLEEP HEALTH BLOG - TeethNightGuard.com

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 »

Can Wearing a Night Guard Cause Cavities?

Can Wearing a Night Guard Cause Cavities?

The Brux Doc December 9th, 2021 6 minute read

If you wear a night guard (also known as a mouth guard) to protect your teeth from grinding, you are relying on it to protect your pearly whites, right? The night guard is there to keep your teeth from wearing against each other and damaging your... more »

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

The Brux Doc December 3rd, 2021 6 minute read

If you're like me, you probably get a bit of a shock when it happens. You're eating a snack or drinking a soda, and suddenly—Ow! You've run into something that's too cold, or too hot, or too hard on your teeth. The pain usually goes away after a... more »

How Long Will It Take To Get Used To Wearing My Night Guard?

How Long Will It Take To Get Used To Wearing My Night Guard?

The Brux Doc December 1st, 2021 6 minute read

It took me about two weeks to get used to my night guard. At first, I only wore it for a few hours after I went to sleep at night. Now, I sometimes wear it even during the day! The more you wear your night guard, the more comfortable it becomes. It... more »

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with a Night Guard

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with a Night Guard

The Brux Doc November 18th, 2021 6 minute read

If you grind your teeth at night, you are probably looking into getting a night guard to sleep with and protect your teeth and the sensitive tissues in your mouth. A night guard is a plastic device that fits over your teeth and is designed to prevent... more »