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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Ayoub
17 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
It can: Is it a soft or a hard night guard if it is changing your bite need to stop wearing, have your dentist adjusted.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Night guards: Most people wear night guards for a matter of months to years. People do tend to outgrow their tendency to grind their teeth (which is often stress-re ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Plastic mouthpiece: A plastic mouthpiece that is worn at night. There are over 100 different designs and they do different things.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience in Dentistry
NO: Depending on the material, peroxide may be too caustic. Night guards may be made out of hard plastic, soft rubber material or a combination of the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Perhaps: If you have tmj\tmd symptoms, see a dentist with extensive training and experience in this area to evaluate your case and suggest treatment options. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Any: Whatever is most comfortable for you. Most sleep best on their back, as the jaw is not pushed to the side. See what works best for you. Good luck.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joaquin Siles
46 years experience in Prosthodontics
Bonding: A night guard will not damage bonding.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Stomach/bowel problm: Depending on the size and material, anything from nothing to mild irritation to perforated / obstructed stomach / bowel. If this has happened , get to ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Yes: If it was custom made and fitted by your dentist, and it is solid enough, then it can serve as a temporary retainer. If, soft and not well-fitting, th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Hopefully...: ... the nightguard will alleviate many if not all of your symptoms. This is regardless of your age.

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