Grinding your teeth is bad for so many reasons. It wears down your enamel, altering your bite and increasing sensitivity. The pressure and shifting of grinding can also cause teeth to crack, chip, fracture, or loosen. The negative impacts go beyond your teeth, as grinding can also cause headaches and jaw pain.
Night Guards Overview
When you grind your teeth, also called bruxism, it can cause severe damage to the enamel. Night guards protect your teeth, but also improve symptoms such as a sore jaw and headache caused by grinding.
Night guards provide relief for:
How Custom Night Guards Work
Night guards work to ease symptoms by providing a barrier between your upper and lower teeth. This buffer helps to cushion your teeth, prevent wear, and discourage clenching and grinding.
What to Expect
When you visit Trü Orthodontics for custom night guards, you’ll receive a scan with our iTero digital scanner. This provides an accurate map of your teeth. Then, we can 3D print your custom night guard onsite for a flawless and comfortable fit! Wear your night guard as often as you need.
Why Choose Trü for Night Guards in Herndon?
We ensure a perfect fit with our 3D iTero scanning technology, which perfectly maps out your teeth.
The orthodontic experts at Trü take great pride in offering compassionate, skillful care to each of our patients.
We know that your teeth are unique, so we always offer custom solutions to your orthodontic needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wearing a night guard all day is generally not recommended unless specifically advised by a dentist or healthcare professional. Night guards are designed to be worn during sleep to protect the teeth from grinding or clenching, which typically occurs at night.
Custom night guards help relieve the symptoms of bruxism, but unfortunately do not always stop night grinding from happening. While they can protect you from damage, it’s important to find ways to relieve the root cause of teeth grinding in the first place.
Yes! Our goal is to help orthodontic care more affordable for our Herndon community. We offer flexible and accessible payment options for both insured and uninsured patients, including:
- Discounts for those without insurance
- Monthly promotions
- Extended payment plans provided by Cherry (a third-party agency)