The StressGard night guard works by providing a cushion between the upper and lower teeth which will prevent you from "locking" your teeth together when you grind/brux. this will prevent the over activation of the facial muscles which causes the pain. The StressGard night guard also provides a smooth protective surface for your teeth to slide on thus preventing damage to the teeth and enamel.
2. How long can I wear my The StressGard night guard?
We recommend to start out for a couple of hours the first few days, until you get used to The StressGard night guard. After that it can be worn all night and during the day when you find yourself grinding or clenching.
3. Is The StressGard night guard durable nightguard?
Feedback from the thousands of user tells us The StressGard night guard is durable. We find 9 months to 1 year to be the norm for heavy grinders and much longer for those who suffer from episodic grinding.
4. Will The StressGard night guard fall out of my mouth?
No, The StressGard night guard will stay in at night. The natural tension of your gum muscles will keep the night guard in place. People who tend to spit out their custom made night guards, tell us ours stayed in all night while the custom one ended up on the floor.
5. Can I wear The StressGard night guard during the day?
With our sleek design and the ability to wear on the upper or lower teeth The StressGard night guard is ideal for daytime use. You can even carry-on normal conversations and no will realize you are wearing it.
6. Do you recommend The StressGard night guard for children?
The StressGard night guard is one size fits all and the entire guard can be trimmed with scissors. We do not recommend children under 10 years old use The StressGard night guard. Grinding in children is very common and when it involves children with their primary teeth, the damage will not be lasting since these teeth will be replaced. We recommend if your are concerned with your child's grinding that you visit your dentist.
7. What is the average time someone has to use The Stressgard night guard for?
There is no average time because people have different problems. Some people grind all the time and need the protection every night. Many people suffer from episodic grinding and only need the StressGard during times of high stress when they tend to grind.