Nightguard/Occlusal Guard/Orthotic

A nightguard or occlusal guard is a protective device for the mout that covers the teeth and sometimes the gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips and gums.  A mouthguard is most often used to prevent injury in contact sports, as a treatment for bruxism or grinding or  TMD, or as part of certain dental procedures, such as tooth bleaching.