They are used to protect your teeth and restoration surfaces, manage mandibular (jaw) dysfunction, and stabilize the occlusion. People prone to nocturnal (nighttime) clenching & grinding and TMJ disorders may benefit from an occlusal splint. Some migraine sufferers also may benefit from wearing occlusal splints. Occlusal splints (night guards) are typically made of a heat-cured acrylic resin.
We will be happy to discuss if splint therapy is appropriate for you. Contact us today at 707-542-2881.