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When to Consider a Custom Nightguard from Your Dentist Alpharetta, GA

Do you grind or clench your teeth while you sleep? While you may not be aware of it during the night, you are likely to experience noticeable jaw pain, jaw stiffness or headaches during the day. In fact, teeth grinding is a primary cause for TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problems. The constant, unnecessary strain and pressure on your teeth and jaw muscles during your sleeping hours can pose a real threat to both your oral health and your quality of life. Johns Creek Dental Studio proudly offers effective teeth grinding or bruxism treatment using custom nightguards.

What Can a Nightguard Do?

Since we can’t always control the things we do while we are asleep, it may be necessary to put some tools in place to protect yourself. When it comes to nighttime bruxism, a custom nightguard can protect your teeth from premature wear as well as prevent your jaw muscles from overstraining while you sleep. A modern dentist can provide a quality mouthguard model that offers optimal comfort. When customized to you, your nightguard should fit every crevice and groove of your smile and not impede the quality of your sleep. A nighttime guard can save you from disruptive TMJ symptoms associated with teeth grinding or clenching.

Consider Stress Management

While teeth grinding is often a subconscious habit, it is one that is commonly associated with stress. Beyond wearing a custom nightguard, we encourage patients to find ways to relieve and manage their stress, whether it be exercise, meditation, counseling or other healthy habits. If your stress-induced bruxism habit has already caused threats to your dental health, we are happy to help. In addition to custom nightguards, Johns Creek Dental Studio also offers several treatments to address worn down teeth, loose fillings, gum recession and other issues associated with chronic grinding.

To find out if a custom dental nightguard could protect your smile from bruxism, call our Alpharetta dental team today.

Posted on behalf of Johns Creek Dental Studio

5455 McGinnis Village Place, Ste. #103
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Phone: (770) 751-1500


Monday & Wednesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Saturday by appointment only

What Our Happy Patients Say

Sam S.

The staff is so incredible here! They got me the care I needed very quickly, and they answered all my questions about my procedure and aftercare. They also showed me pictures of my teeth, so I could have visuals to know exactly what concerns they were talking about before my procedure. 10/10 will be back for all my dental needs!

Milan P.

This is hands down the best dentist I have ever been too. I can’t express how grateful I am with all the staff and Dr. Parikh. Dr. Parikh and the treatment coordinator, whose name is also Milan(!!) always took the time to explain all the treatment I needed. I will most definitely return and recommend this office to all of my friends and family!

Christina N.

I had to have a root canal and deep cleaning, all the doctor's and staff are so kind and patient with me. I do suffer a little anxiety going to the dentist and being 67 years of age I have had my share of different dentist. But I must say they are the best. Makes me wonder about the service i have been getting over the years from other dentist

Elizabeth D.

Very nice staff and Dr. Parikh was great. Explained everything thoroughly to me. Dentists visits are never comfortable but Dr. Parikh did his best work and told me to let him know if I needed to pause. Would go back regularly if I weren’t temporarily living here!

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