Night Guards

Cosmetic and family dentist in Woodbury, NY

Unconscious grinding of the teeth during sleep is a condition known as bruxism. If you are grinding your teeth in your sleep most nights, we recommend using a night guard.

A night guard is a removable dental appliance that is similar to an athletic mouth guard. It provides a barrier between your top and bottom teeth to protect them while you sleep.

Dr. Herman will custom fit your night guard to ensure your comfort and safety. Night guards can protect your teeth from wear, gum irritation, enamel damage, and jaw pain.

At your appointment, Dr. Herman will discuss other ways to help reduce or eliminate night grinding. This may include avoiding chewing gum, alcohol, and caffeine, as these increase the risks of grinding.

If you suspect you may have issues with teeth grinding, contact our office for an appointment.

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Woodbury Dentist

800 Woodbury Rd Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797

AdvancedDentistryofLongIsland.com
(516) 921-8010

Hours

Mon-Tues-Wed, Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Sat: 8 am – 3 pm
Closed Thursday - Dr. Herman teaches at North Shore University Hospital/ Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Available 24 hours a day for emergencies

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Marc W. Herman, DDS