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Mary Ali, DDS, Inc. | Night Guards in Lodi

LODI FAMILY DENTIST

 Mary Ali, DDS, Inc.

 

Lodi Family Dentistry ,
525 S. Fairmont Ave., Suite H
Lodi, CA 95240

Gentle Dental care for the whole family.

209-369-2696

Night Guards
 
Mary Ali, DDS, Inc. in Lodi CA

69356.jpgMany people are afflicted with bruxism, or teeth grinding. Some people may do this consciously during the day, but it is a larger problem at night while you are asleep. Grinding your teeth can damage enamel, wear down teeth, cause jaw pain, or irritate your gums. The noise from teeth grinding can also disturb your spouse's sleep if loud enough.

If you grind your teeth you should consider a night guard. The night guard, which is very similar to a mouth guard worn by athletes, provides a barrier between your top and bottom teeth while you sleep. All night guards are custom fitted for comfort and to allow for proper breathing. Your dentist will take an impression of your teeth and have the night guard created by a dental lab. Night guards are very durable and can be used for up to 10 years.

There are also some things that you can do to try to stop teeth grinding. You can train your jaw to be free and easy rather than clenched. Refrain from chewing gum or on other objects like pens. You should also avoid alcoholic drinks and drinks with caffeine, as these can increase the likelihood you will grind your teeth. If you suspect you might be grinding your teeth at night set up an appointment with us today.

 
 
 
Lodi Dentist | Night Guards. Mary Ali is a Lodi Dentist.

Lodi Best Dentist, Doctor MARY ALI DDS, offer in Lodi ,CA services for the family family, restorative, cosmetic and childrens dentistry and offers services that include: Teeth cleaning and whitening , dentures, complete dentures and partial dentuures , root canals, tooth colored white fillings, digital x-rays & veneers. Offering care credit and  monthly financing options and accepting most dental ppo insurance. serving the Lodi, centeral valley including Galt,Acampo, Lockeford, Stockton, Valley Springs, Morada, Woodbridge and Jackson, CA.