A night plaque is a special mouth guard designed to protect teeth from wearing down during sleep due to teeth grinding. The night guard is custom-made by a dentist and is tailored to the individual, either for the upper or lower jaw depending on the person’s needs. This varies based on the individual’s oral and dental structure.

When is a night plaque used?

• People with surface wear on teeth caused by grinding
• People who frequently experience headaches and jaw pain upon waking
• People who are sensitive to temperature changes in their teeth, especially to cold
• During stressful times when there is day-long grinding and clenching, such as when driving or working at a computer when stress and tension increase.