About Night Guards
Bruxism, the official name for grinding the teeth and clenching the jaw during sleep, troubles a good number of people and can turn into inflammation, pain, headaches, and can become more complex oral health issues. To enhance the condition of sleep in patients around the Leland, NC area, personalized night guards are available at DentalWorks - Leland by our dentists that can protect the teeth and jaw. Crafted from premium materials than store-bought night guards, personalized night guards from DentalWorks - Leland fit more securely, give more protection, and last longer.
What to Expect
Our dentists will make molds of the patient's upper and lower teeth and take oral X-rays, which will be taken to a dental laboratory near DentalWorks - Leland. The custom-made night guard will be made from top quality materials and mailed to our dentists at DentalWorks - Leland in Leland, NC. The patient will have their new night guard checked and fitted by our dentists, who may make little adjustments for the best fit.
While fitting the night guard, our dentists will give every patient more thorough care guidelines on how to clean and store their night guard. With good care, a night guard can be used for up to three years. The patient should clean the mouth guard before and after each use. Our dentists at DentalWorks - Leland will look for general wear at the patient's yearly dental examination and help the patient decide when the night guard needs to be repaired or replaced.
Some or all of the cost may be covered by dental insurance if the patient has noticeable wear on their dental enamel from clenching and grinding. DentalWorks - Leland can get the patient's benefits through their insurance company to estimate the patient's out-of-pocket expenses. For patients not using insurance or if their insurance company does not include the cost of a night guard, our dentists at DentalWorks - Leland accept many forms of payment and offers financing plans.
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Guard Against Grinding
A personalized night guard from our dentists at DentalWorks - Leland can help protect you from grinding and clenching your teeth and jaw in your sleep and prevent you from waking up with a headache or pain. Get a better night’s sleep and protect your mouth from other issues with a personalized night guard by our dentists.