night guard

night guard

See biteguard.

night guard

(nīt gahrd)
A removable acrylic appliance intended to relieve temporomandibular joint pain and other effects of grinding the teeth (bruxism). Usually worn at night to prevent grinding during sleep.
Synonym(s): occlusal guard.

Night guard

A removable, custom-fitted plastic appliance that fits between the upper and lower teeth to prevent them from grinding against each other.
Mentioned in: Bruxism

night guard

(nīt gahrd)
Removable acrylic appliance intended to relieve temporomandibular joint pain and other effects of bruxism.
Synonym(s): occlusal guard.
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