Prevents Damage to your dental health from Clenching and Grinding
Our Custom Bite Splint
Prevents Damage from Grinding—Non-Invasive Treatment for TMJ and Headaches
You probably know it as a night guard for teeth grinding, to us it is a bite splint that you wear during sleep to prevent the damage from grinding .Your bite splint is custom designed for your lower arch, so comfortable you’ll forget it’s there.
Most importantly, this fabulous apliance will prevent further damage from grinding while keeping your facial muscles calm so you don’t wake up with a muscle-related headache, and your bite stable so your joints and muscles function without causing pain.
In our practice, we’ve found that over 95% of adult patients grind. Most are unaware, yet they all show some sign/signs of dental stress as in TMJ clicking , popping or pain, teeth fractures or gum issues as supporting bone is traumatized.
Do you need one? Yes, if you answer yes to more or more questions below.
- Do you brux during sleep?
- Do you have headaches (chronic, cluster or migraine)?
- Do you wake-up with sore facial muscles?
- Do you have discomfort in your TMJ or feel that something is out of whack or notice a clicking or popping sound when you open your mouth or move from side to side?
- Have you cracked teeth?
- Do you have tooth sensitivity esp. a tooth that has already had root canal treatment?
- Have you teeth changed position, do you see gaps?
Each bite splint is custom designed using exacting study models and then fine-tuned by Dr. Bloom. In this process (typically three visits) you and Dr. Bloom work together while he simulates every conceivable shift your jaw may make during sleep so that your splint is fully protective and super comfortable. You’ll wear this appliance on your lower arch— made of a very hard acrylic it is designed to take major abuse from even big time bruxers.
Request an Appointment
Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry—Sub Speciality TMJ Treatment and Headaches serving New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.
Derry NH 03038 | Salem NH 03079 | Manchester NH 03104 | Pelham NH 03076 | Londonderry NH 03053 | Hampstead NH 03841 | Atkinson NH 03811
Bedford NH 03110 | Hooksett NH 03106| Windham NH 03087| Plaistow NH 03865 | Methuan MA 01844| North Andorver MA 01845
Haverhill MA 01830 | Lawrence MA 01840