Occlusal Night Guards in Denver, CO

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Occlusal Night Guards

If you or someone you know experiences severe tooth, jaw or facial muscle pain, it may be from the effect of grinding or clenching your teeth. An effective solution, night guards offset the wearing down of your teeth. A night guard is a proactive step to protect your existing healthy teeth. A  thin customized removable device fits over your lower or upper teeth during sleep. It is designed to alleviate the pain and damage caused by grinding and clenching while protecting your teeth from daily wear and tear. Studies suggest those who grind and clench their teeth may experience up to 80 times the normal tooth wear per day compared to those who do not.

Over 50 million Americans annually have headaches so severe that they seek medical help. Most of these people state that their head pain is a disruptive force in their daily lives. The majority of these patients suffer from neuromuscular problems with the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is a group of separate but related disorders of the temporomandibular joint and all the associated muscles and ligaments, nerves, etc. After a thorough examination, we will recommend which type of TMJ treatment is needed for your condition. A night guard alleviates the majority of TMJ pain.

An night guard will provide relief from clenching and grinding. It is used to treat facial and tooth pain, headaches, stiff jaw, and tooth cracking and chipping.

What is bruxism?

Do you wake up with a stiff jaw? Are your teeth sensitive to cold drinks? If so, you may suffer from bruxism, which is grinding or clenching your teeth during sleep. Brixusm damages healthy teeth and causes tremendous jaw, tooth and facial pain, which can result in costly dental treatment.


I had a long overdue deep cleaning, root canal/crown, AND fillings within a month. Dr. Thurman, Morgan, Kathy and staff were very attentive and kind with not ONLY the procedures and explanations but with checking up on me after the root canal. Also great at helping me figure out my insurance coverage and payments. Dental Elements is GREAT.

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