Preventative Dental Care When You Need It

Preventative Dental Care Pasadena, CAFor anyone who grinds his or her teeth at night, there are possible options for at-home treatment. Grinding teeth can wear down the tooth enamel and cause jaw pain. Since the teeth grinding occurs at night, it can be difficult for the individual to prevent it without extra assistance. We can determine your specific needs and provide you with the necessary tool to prevent the teeth from grinding against each other at night; this tool is known as a night guard.

Common signs a night guard is necessary

One common sign of grinding teeth at night or a family member notices it at night. Soreness is another common sign of teeth grinding is a constant soreness in the teeth and jaw. Teeth grinding causes damage to the teeth enamel. Grinding teeth wears down the tooth enamel and can also lead to decay, tooth sensitivities, exposed nerves, and ultimately tooth loss. In some cases, grinding the teeth may even cause gum recession and migraines. Visiting a night guard dentist can prevent all of these problems. 

A night guard will save you money in the long run

Prolonged decay and tooth damage from grinding the teeth will cause more money spent on complex procedures to repair the damage. However, investing in a night guard can save patients more money and save the health of their teeth. To avoid this financial burden in the future, visit our office to prevent these problems and the costs associated with fixing them. Make a positive investment by getting a night guard before incurring the need for more costly procedures. 
 

A night guard will ease oral discomfort

For anyone currently experiencing headaches, facial discomfort, jaw pain or even insomnia, teeth grinding may be the cause. A night guard will cover the sensitive tooth nerves, preventing the upper and lower teeth from touching. With a night guard, a patient will wake up refreshed and more relaxed than before. After night guards, a patient will also notice a big difference in how sensitive the teeth and jaw are. A night guard will protect the sensitive teeth and preserve the enamel. 

The night guard will be a custom fit

Many people avoid getting night guards since they imagine them as a large, awkward and uncomfortable mouth guard. Fortunately, night guards are much less noticeable and much more attractive than people may realize. We will fit the night guard specifically to the patient's teeth so it will not feel out of place and will blend in with your natural teeth. Patients are able to wear the night guard while sleeping and receive a good night's sleep on a regular basis.

If you grind your teeth at night, do not hesitate to call us for treatment. If you want to save your natural teeth, avoid potential discomfort and prevent financial burdens, we offer the perfect solution to stop your teeth grinding. Call us for more information.

Preventative Dental Care

Preventative dental care occurs in our office and at home with proper dental hygiene. We can perform professional cleanings and examinations, while you keep your teeth healthy by brushing at home.

Preventative Dental Care

Okamoto Dentistry

At Okamoto Dentistry in Pasadena, we work to customize your treatment to match your needs and schedule where possible. Our professional staff aims to create a calm atmosphere for you during the appointment and treatment process. We will identify any dental issues you are struggling with and work with you to find the solution that works best for you.

Our staff seeks to create a comforting environment at the office to ease patients into the procedure. We can help prevent damage to your teeth and set you on track for a lifetime of quality oral health. At Okamoto Dentistry, your dental health is our prime concern.

Check out what others are saying about our dental services on Yelp: Preventative Dental Care Pasadena.

Recent Posts

Preventive Dentistry Tips To Know About Tooth Enamel

Almost everyone understands the importance behind brushing your teeth and the role tooth enamel plays in preventative dentistry and maintaining dental health.However, many underestimate the unique quality that enamel has and don’t have a complete understanding of how enamel works, which in return makes it far more difficult to take the necessary precautions to ensure…

Packing Your Lunch: 5 Foods That Help Keep Your Teeth Healthy

More people are packing their lunches at home to take to work. To help save money, this cost-saving habit can be great on the wallet. However, it also allows for more control over the type of food that you eat. Today, we will cover the top 5 best foods to have in a diet that…

Preventative Dental Care From Our Dental Office

Preventive Dental CareThere are two types of patients who visit the dentist. The first is the type of person who comes in regularly, on the dot, for their biannual inspection, and then there are those patients who do not want to come into our office until they have some kind of dental emergency. While we…

Preventive Dental Care - Tobacco Use Counseling

Tobacco use counseling has become an important component of preventive dental care. If you are addicted to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, smokeless tobacco or any other form of tobacco, you can obtain meaningful assistance through tobacco use counseling. This unique approach to preventive dental care has helped countless individuals quit smoking and enjoy improved oral…


Recent Posts

Are There Dental Bonding Options?

Are There Dental Bonding Options?

Dental bonding is an affordable and cost-effective dental restoration procedure for people who have structurally damaged teeth. The procedure is popular among adults because it is relatively painless and can be finished in one or two dental appointments. Therefore, dental bonding is non-invasive and can be used for both children and adults. Dental bonding options…

The Lifespan Of Dental Implant Restorations

The Lifespan Of Dental Implant Restorations

Dental implant restorations are incredibly durable. When deciding on the best treatment option for teeth replacement, it is helpful to understand the long-term expectations and benefits that each option has. This review offers insights into the lifespan of dental implant restorations and how to get the most out of them long-term. Anyone who is missing teeth…