Sore, aching jaws and cracked or worn teeth can be a sign that you suffer from bruxism, a condition that compels you to frequently grind or clench your teeth. Because bruxism usually occurs while you sleep, Dr. Robert Walinchus helps patients preserve their smiles by providing night guards in Springfield, Pennsylvania. If you or a member of your family is experiencing symptoms of bruxism, please call or visit our dentist today to receive a night guard from Robert E. Walinchus, DMD.
A night guard is a special type of mouth guard that is used to treat bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching. If our doctor suspects that you suffer from bruxism, we may recommend a night guard to protect your teeth from damage and prevent teeth grinding while you sleep. Many people who suffer from bruxism are unaware of the condition because it occurs while they sleep. Common signs of nighttime teeth clenching and grinding include:
If you notice the signs of bruxism, you may benefit from a custom night guard. This night guard will be custom made to fit your smile comfortably and effectively, allowing you to sleep peacefully while protecting your smile. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about night guards and how we can prevent teeth grinding. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your smile.