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Night guards are appliances that are worn at night to reduce the affects that teeth grinding and clenching have on the teeth. Night guards work to cushion the teeth and protect them from wearing down under the force of each other. Many people often wake up in the mornings with headaches, or they notice that the have constant pain in the shoulders, ears, neck and back during the day. Clenching the teeth during stressful parts of the day often causes these discomforts, and it can have long-term negative effects on a person’s entire oral health. While night guards are typically worn at night, customized night guards can also be worn during the day for those who find that they need them.

Custom Night Guards to Stop Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is the medical term for the clenching and/or grinding of the teeth. It is considered a major cause of many teeth problems such as TMJ, worn down teeth, and misalignment of the jaw. When teeth grinding is allowed to persist it can cause the teeth to be extremely sensitive because the wearing down of the enamel exposes nerves in the teeth. Gainesville Dental Group is proud to offer comprehensive family dental care and custom night guards for our patients who need help to stop teeth grinding. Night guards are available at most drug stores, yet they are usually large, obtrusive, uncomfortable, and poor fitting – meaning that they will not do the job they are intended for. For help protecting your teeth, custom night guards to stop teeth grinding are essential.

Prevent Jaw Pain with Night Guards

If you have noticed that you wake up in the morning with pain in your jaw, do not hesitate to contact the Gainesville Dental Group. Night guards can help prevent jaw pain and protect the teeth from the stresses and pressures of clenching the jaw or grinding the teeth. Custom night guards are a worthwhile investment in the future health of your teeth. The dentists at Gainesville Dental Group can design a night guard to fit your teeth exactly so that you can experience the comfort and protection you need.

Our Patient Reviews

Bev M.

Very happy with the staff at Gainesville Dental Group. The doctors are caring and experienced. I never am left in the waiting room. The hygienist always ask thorough questions and report to the doctor before the exam, saving me from having to repeat everything. Highly recommend.

Dennis C.

I came to Gainesville Dental Group with a crown that was in bad shape and painful. Dr. Vetter was very knowledgeable about what needed to be done and went to great lengths to ensure the treatment to resolve the problem was in my best interest. He and assistant Sarah Riley were very professional yet personable. They worked together seamlessly in a manner that put me at ease and were very focused on fixing the tooth. Any physical discomfort was minimal and both Dr. Vetter and Sarah were encouraging and positive. A very good experience.

Sarah R.

I come to Gainesville Dental Group for my routine cleanings and absolutely love it! It’s very clean and I love how up to date they are with digital X-rays and photos of the teeth. I had to have a filling and they were able to point out on the screen where my cavity was on the X-ray. It’s much easier getting the work done when you have an understanding of what the doctor is doing! Dr. Vetter did my filling and the whole procedure was pain free! I can’t say enough good things about this group!

Linda H.

Dr. Gannon and Hannah were great. They talked me thru my procedure and made sure I was comfortable and pain free. The office was friendly and pleasant. My hubby and son have used them and liked them. I've found a new dentist! Thank You GDG.

Candace C.

Since I started my orthodontic treatment fifteen months ago, the staff at Gainesville Dental Group have been exceptional. Dr. Vetter is so kind and energetic and Kim puts you at ease while she works miracles! I am thrilled at my results and that they worked within my timeframe. I gladly recommend The Gainesville Dental Group for a personalized experience. Thank you!

Kayla B.

The whole office staff is amazing! Super friendly and helpful. Dr. Gannon has always been very nice and does great work! My husband sees Dr. Vetter and has only good things to say as well. I highly recommend this office!

Lorrie M.

This is by far the best dental group I have been to in a long time. The staff is wonderful and caring. From the front office to the Dentists are a class act. Very kind and explain step by step. High quality work. Don't plan on going anywhere else. My husband has had the same experience. Do yourself a favor and check them out. Tell them Lorrie sent you

Bruce Y.

Great dental visit! Went in for annual cleaning and x-rays. Donna did an awesome job and pointed out a potential issue which she brought up to the doctor who concurred. It was an excellent visit. Thank you to the "team" @ Gainesville Dental Group.

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1026 Thompson Bridge Road
Gainesville GA, 30501

Tel: (770) 297-0401

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our office is open for normal business hours and we are following all ADA/CDC guidelines to ensure staff and patient safety.