It is important to note a splint night-guard does not prevent teeth grinding or clenching but works only to withstand it. Therefore, it is important to focus on splint therapy as well as on determining and addressing the cause.
Did you know most grinding habits occur while you sleep? There is a well-established link between grinding and snoring, as well as the risk of developing sleep apnoea if left untreated. Your dentist at Midway Dental Clinic can refer to an Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) doctor. Learn more at Sleep Apnoea and Teeth Grinding.