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What is a Dental Night Guard? And Why Did You Recommend It?

Woman with Jaw Pain | Woodin Creek Dental

Have you recently noticed tooth pain or sensitivity? Do you wake up with pain in your head, neck, or shoulders? Does your jaw hurt when you open and close your mouth? 

All these symptoms may be related to a chronic teeth grinding or clenching habit called bruxism. But in many cases, your dentist can treat teeth grinding in Woodinville, WA, using a customized night guard to relieve these symptoms and protect your teeth from damage.

What Is a Dental Night Guard?

You may also hear a night guard referred to as an occlusal splint or bite guard, and its purpose is to relieve the painful symptoms of teeth grinding. All these devices work ...

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