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You May Need a Mouth Guard to Get Better Sleep

Posted on 9/20/2019 by Tessa Smith-Greisch
You May Need a Mouth Guard to Get Better SleepThose that grind or clench their jaws at night when they sleep may have more jaw and mouth pain than those that do not. Due to this, many are recommended by our dental professionals to wear a mouth guard. Sometimes, people worry that they will not be able to sleep properly with a mouth guard.

In fact, once they try it for a few nights, most realize they are actually getting better, deeper sleep and waking up feeling far more rested.

Benefits of Using a Mouth Guard

There are numerous benefits of using a mouth guard when you sleep. If you grind or clench your teeth, this can cause many problems. It might even cause you to wake up in the middle of the night. If this is the case, it is important to speak with our office today to find out if we can provide you with a mouth guard to help you get better sleep and protect your teeth from wear.

Mouth guards have long been a way to protect your teeth. Many people that have broken their teeth at night or harmed their jaw because of clenching find themselves getting more benefits from the use of the mouth guard that now protects the teeth. Plus, some struggle with apnea, where their jaw needs to be in a specific position to breathe properly while they sleep. This helps them get deeper, more restful sleep, too.

Our office can provide a customized, specialized mouth guard that is made to protect your teeth at night and snugly fits in the places it should. This is important for better sleeping, and for further protection.

Speak with us today right here at our office to get the help you need for your mouth and the trauma you may experience from a lack of solid sleep. We can provide the help that is required to provide you with better overall dental health and wellness.
The doctors of Madison Oral Surgery & Dental Implants would like to inform you of the enhanced safety protocol developed for our office in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with recommendations from the CDC, American Dental Association, OSHA, and local government, we have enhanced our already stringent protocols for hygiene and safety.

•  All patients and staff wear masks
•  All patients and guests are screened with a COVID-19 questionnaire and temperature check prior to admission to our clinic lobby. Hand hygiene is performed before entry.
•  All personnel have daily temperature checks
•  To allow for social distancing, we have reduced the number of patients and guests in the office at one time and spaced the seating in our lobby appropriately
•  Allow more time for disinfecting between patient encounters
•  Increased disinfection of frequently touched surfaces including counter tops, handles, lobby seating, and bathroom surfaces
•  New, single use pens to avoid germ sharing between patients and personnel
•  Procedural personnel wear N95/KN95 masks and face shields

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Madison, WI 53713

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