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The Best Way to Clean a Night Guard

The Best Way to Clean a Night Guard

The Brux Doc 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 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 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 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 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 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 »

Does Nicotine cause teeth grinding?

Does Nicotine cause teeth grinding?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 11th, 2021 6 minute read

You have probably heard or read about the ways that smoking can affect the health of your teeth and gums (not to mention the rest of your body). There are frequent reports about the connection between tobacco and oral cancer, stained teeth, and receding... more »

Teeth Grinding and Natural Remedies

Teeth Grinding and Natural Remedies

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc November 4th, 2021 6 minute read

Many people grind their teeth at night, often without even realizing it. The grinding can cause significant wear on the teeth, which can lead to pain and discomfort. It can also irritate the gums, cause headaches, or earaches, and contribute to jaw and... more »

Grind Your Teeth and Have Gum Recession?

Grind Your Teeth and Have Gum Recession?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 29th, 2021 6 minute read

Teeth grinding (or bruxism) is a common condition with a range of causes – including stress, genetic predisposition, sleeping disorders, jaw misalignment, and high caffeine or alcohol intake. Those who suffer from bruxism usually grind their... more »

Can I Have Veneers If I Grind My Teeth?

Can I Have Veneers If I Grind My Teeth?

The Brux Doc The Brux Doc October 22nd, 2021 6 minute read

Bruxism – the official term for teeth grinding or clenching – can be highly damaging to teeth over time. And many people who grind their teeth may eventually consider veneers in order cover that damage and get their teeth looking bright and... more »