Thousands of people every year are prescribed biteplates by their dentists. There are two common scenarios that prompt a dentist to make this recommendation. Scenario 1: Tooth Grinding You went to your dentist for a routine appointment and you were told that there is evidence that you are grinding your teeth at night (sleep bruxism). Your dentist may in fact show you areas … [Read more...] about Biteplates Need To Be Monitored
Mouthguards & Nightguards: How Long Do They Need to Be Worn?
This is a common question asked by patients in my practice. The answer to this question is based mainly on the reason it was recommended in the first place! So, if you are wondering if you will have to wear your nightguard forever, here are some common scenarios. There’s a good chance that one of them fits your situation exactly: Scenario 1: You have no teeth grinding … [Read more...] about Mouthguards & Nightguards: How Long Do They Need to Be Worn?