Oral appliance therapy for bruxism is a popular treatment that can help prevent damage to the smile caused by teeth grinding. This special night guard is effective and affordable with Dr. Karen Ho of Hamilton, Ontario. At Dentistry on Parkdale, patients of all ages with clenching and grinding issues may ask about oral appliance therapy.
Oral appliance therapy for bruxism is a type of treatment involving the use of a device placed inside the mouth to prevent jaw clenching and teeth grinding during sleep. Oral appliance therapy can significantly reduce the symptoms of bruxism, such as pain, headaches, and damage to teeth. Some patients may also experience improved sleep quality and an increase in energy levels when using an oral appliance for their bruxism. There are many different types of oral appliances available depending on your specific needs and preferences, and Dr. Karen Ho of Dentistry on Parkdale can help you select the right one for you!
Patients with bruxism will find that clenching and grinding affect their smile in various ways. Below are a few of the advantages of oral appliance use:
If you think you might be experiencing symptoms of bruxism, speak with our dentist at Dentistry on Parkdale about obtaining a definitive diagnosis and oral appliance therapy by calling 905-547-4940.
Dr. Karen Ho is a trusted dentist serving patients of all ages in Hamilton, Ontario. Having studied at prestigious institutes such as McMaster University and University of Toronto and trained at Hartford Hospital (General Practice Residency), she opened her private practice in 2003.
Dr. Ho is committed to lifelong learning as she believes that she can serve her community better by constantly updating herself. She is affiliated with many professional organisations like the Academy of General Dentistry, Institute for Clinical Practice of Pediatric Dentistry, The Dawson Academy Study Club, Niagara Peninsula Dental Diagnostic Study Club, Hamilton Chapter of the Seattle Study Club (Founding Member), and Boston and Tufts Universities.