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Oral Appliances

There are many who have trouble sleeping at night due to bruxism (teeth grinding) or sleep apnea (interrupted breathing). Fortunately, there are numerous oral appliances that have been made to help you get the good night’s rest that you desire.

These products are designed to be as minimally invasive as possible. You should be able to sleep as you normally would, without worrying about dislodging the appliance or experiencing any pain or discomfort.

With that said, there is still an adjustment period of about a week as you start getting into the habit of wearing an oral appliance to bed. However, we feel that the benefits you will experience will make the temporary discomfort worth it.

Before long, you will forget that you are even wearing an oral appliance, similar to how people who wear glasses forget that they are wearing it, yet still continue to reap the benefits.

If you are interested in learning more about or reading reviews of the best oral appliances, then click on any of the links below to get started. Some of the most commonly used products are night guards and mouth guards.

Reduce Gum Irritation Using a Denture Cleaner Without Persulfates

Your denture cleaner may not be as safe as you think. The most popular effervescent denture cleaners commonly found in pharmacies such as Efferdent and Polident contain persulfate, a toxic chemical. Some people suffer allergic reactions to persulfate, even when they...

How to Store Night Guard When Not In Use

All dental night guards should come with a storage case, but properly storing it so that bacteria does not spread requires a few more steps. How to store night guard properly You need to make sure that both the night guard and the night guard case are as clean as...

Is It Normal If A Mouth Guard Hurts Gums?

Mouth guards are effective at protecting teeth against grinding, clenching and has numerous other benefits. However, some people have experienced side effects such as tooth pain or increased saliva production. Some night guard users claim that a mouth guard hurts gums...

Does Dental Insurance Cover Night Guards?

Insurance companies can be notoriously finicky about what is covered under their plan and what isn’t. Generally, when you visit a dentist for a routine cleaning, you can expect your insurance to cover that. So if you were experiencing dental problems due to teeth...

How to Remove Tobacco Stains from Dentures

Just because you are wearing dentures does not mean you should treat them any less than if they were your real teeth. Even false teeth will get dirty and develop stains over time. If you enjoy drinking tea, coffee or red wine and are a habitual smoker, then your...

Why is My Night Guard Turning Yellow?

When you first ordered your night guard it arrived looking clean and clear. It was a beautiful dental appliance worthy of being worn on your teeth. As time passed, you may have noticed its cleanliness and clearness has faded, replaced by an unusual hue. Now you...