Pain under one porcelain veneer? (photo)
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Nightguard to protect porcelain #veneers #DrSoftTouch
I would assume that your dentist recommend a nightguard due to you grinding and/or clenching your teeth. Grinding and clenching causes extreme force on your teeth as well as tremendous pressure on your jaw. These habits can cause tooth problems (ie: tooth sensitivity, fracture, mobility) by putting pressure on your teeth. If these habits are in fact the reason a nightguard was recommended, then I would suggest following up with your dentist to have a nightguard made. Good luck and I hope this helps. Follow me if you have more questions.
Sarah Thompson, DMD
St. Louis, MO area (O'Fallon, IL)
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