Bruxism, clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth, can cause severe wear on your teeth as well as damage existing dental work. This can cause the teeth to appear flat and worn. Grinding can cause several other problems, including headaches, ear aches and jaw pain.
An occlusal guard, or night guard, is used to protect your teeth, fillings and crowns from wearing down and possibly breaking. There are several types of night guards. We will help determine which type is best for you.
Another common device is an NTi-tss device that helps with TMJ. This is a much smaller and thicker appliance that only covers the front teeth. The back teeth are unable to touch with the NTi-tss in place.
At Preston Smiles, dental procedures are performed in our clean, modern dental office where patients enjoy amenities including: flat screen televisions, blankets, neck pillows and a beverage station with a coffee Bar. We also offer Aroma Harmony in our treatment rooms. Our inviting, relaxing atmosphere will make you look and feel great after your visit with us in Dallas.