Teeth grinding while sleeping is a common condition in both adults and children. Because it does not affect the health and quality of life, so many people thought this is a simple habit, which leads to many dangerous consequences.
Bruxism and its effects
Infographic: Teeth grinding - From causes to treatment
Nightguard is a tool for each individual patient to gently cover the upper teeth. It is removable and usually made of rigid acrylic. Nightguard helps relieve pain and fatigue, balances the chewing system and helps the protect teeth.
According to Dr. Vo Van Nhan: bruxism is a phenomenon in which the patient clenches their teeth often and generate grinding sound. Causes of bruxism are due to the bite joint (between upper and lower jaw) dysfunction; Anxiety or stress; agitated or excessive emotions; Side effects of some neurological drugs such as antidepressants; etc.