Bruxism Category

What is an occlusal splint?

Posted on March 6, 2015 by Dr Geoffrey Deeb

Also known as a night guard or a bite splint, an occlusal splint is designed to stop habitual clenching and grinding from damaging your teeth. Occlusal splints are removable, custom fitted guards for your teeth. They help to keep your teeth healthy by stopping the two adjacent arches from pushing against each other. Patients who […]

Are you a grinder?

Posted on May 26, 2014 by Dr Geoffrey Deeb

Around half the population grinds their teeth from time-to-time Approximately half the population is thought to grind their teeth from time-to-time, while around 5% of people are habitual grinders. The majority of habitual grinders, grind during sleep, but some people may also grind their teeth when they’re awake. Here at Geoffrey Deeb Dental located in […]