Comfortable Bite Splints for Teeth Grinders

Understanding Bruxism and How Our Bite Splints Can Help

Do you ever wake up with aching jaws or find yourself being nudged by your partner, hearing the words “stop grinding your teeth”? Or have chipped teeth become a regular occurrence, prompting your dentist to suggest wearing a bite splints?

If you’ve experienced any of these scenarios, you might be bruxing (i.e grinding) or clenching your teeth.

Facts About Bruxism:

Prevalence: Bruxism is more common than you might think. In New Zealand, a significant percentage of the population experiences this condition, with many unaware of it until they face dental issues.

Causes: Stress, anxiety, misaligned teeth, and lifestyle factors can contribute to bruxism. Understanding the underlying cause is crucial in managing and treating this condition effectively.

Effects on Oral Health: Bruxism can take a toll on your natural teeth, leading to excessive wear, chipping, and discomfort. Over time, it can result in more severe oral health complications.

Our Solution: At Wellington Dentures, we understand the challenges that bruxism poses to your oral health and overall well-being. That’s why we specialise in crafting comfortable, easy-to-wear, and perfectly fitting bite splints.

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Why Choose Our Bite Splints:

Custom-Made: Our bite splints are tailored to your unique needs, ensuring a snug and comfortable fit.

Damage Prevention: Wearing our custom-made bite splint can effectively prevent further damage to your natural teeth, providing much-needed
protection for your oral health.

Oral Health Benefits: By addressing bruxism with our splints, you can enjoy improved oral health and say goodbye to the discomfort caused by teeth grinding.

If you’re dealing with bruxism or need a replacement for an existing splint, don’t hesitate to call us today. Let us help you safeguard your natural teeth and maintain your oral health. Together, we can put an end to those early morning jaw aches and ensure a restful night’s sleep.

“My son recently had a number of composite fillings applied to his front teeth. We are delighted with the result and as part of the treatment, it was recommended (by our Dentist) we visit the dental technician directly to make a hard/soft splint. Evan Sallis of Wellington Dentures was highly recommended.

My son has a habit of severe tooth grinding but we are happy to say Evan provided a very comfortable and well fitting splint. Dan (our son) has been wearing this successfully for 6 months and in that time we are proud to say none of his teeth have been damaged. We have no hesitation in recommending Evan for Bite Splint fabrication”

– T Young, Wellington

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