About Night Guards
Bruxism, the technical term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching while sleeping, disturbs a lot of people and may lead to pain, inflammation, headaches, and may develop into larger dental health concerns. To upgrade the level of sleep in patients around the Durham, NC area, custom-made night guards are available at DentalWorks - Durham by our dentists that can protect the jaw and teeth. Created from superior materials than generic night guards, custom-made night guards from DentalWorks - Durham fit more snuggly, provide better protection, and last for a longer time.
"This dental office is exceptional!!! Dr. Zhao and his staff are professional, caring and helpful. Jessica and Jasmine are caring and professional assistants. I have had issues, unexpected, and I was treated with care and concern. This is an excellent facility and a caring staff. Thank you Dr. Zhao and your exceptional staff. Patricia Taylor"- P.T. / Yelp / Jun 29, 2018
"Great dental office. Great front desk staff, great financial staff and Dr. Zhao is an excellent dentist. He explains thoroughly, he is professional and a gentle dentist. I have been afraid of going to the dentist in the past, and although I feel better, it is because of Dr. Zhao, Jasmine, Jessica and Lisa. Everyone is very professional Even though I have had issues with my dental health, I have felt supported and taken care of very well. Dental work is expensive, but I appreciate the options presented by Dr. Zhao as the expert. Professional and excellent staff!!! If you need to visit a dentist, visit Dr. Zhao and his staff. You will be treated with respect and professionalism."- P.T. / Google / Jun 29, 2018
"Lisa and Jessica made this a very pleasant visit. The compassion and personal care of the two of them made me more at ease about my dental procedure."- S.W. / Google / May 04, 2018
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What to Expect
Our dentists will make physical impressions of the patient's lower and upper teeth and take dental X-rays, which will be given to a dental lab near DentalWorks - Durham. The custom night guard will be created from superior quality materials and sent back to our dentists at DentalWorks - Durham in Durham, NC. The patient will get their custom night guard fitted and checked by our dentists, who can make small adjustments for a comfortable fit.
When fitting the night guard, our dentists will give each patient more detailed care information on how to store and clean their night guard. With ideal care, a night guard can be worn for 1 - 3 years. The patient should wash the mouth guard before and after every wear. Our dentists at DentalWorks - Durham will assess for unusual wear at the patient's annual dental exam and decide if the night guard should be replaced or repaired.
Part or all of the expenses may be paid by insurance if the patient shows obvious wear on their enamel from grinding and clenching. DentalWorks - Durham can determine every patient's benefits through their insurance policy holder to figure out the patient's personal bill. For patients who do no have insurance or if their insurance policy doesn't pay for the expenses of a night guard, our dentists at DentalWorks - Durham take several types of payment and can help with financing plans.
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Guard Against Grinding
A custom-made night guard by our dentists at DentalWorks - Durham can stop you from clenching and grinding your teeth and jaw while you sleep and stop you from starting your day with mouth pain and a headache. Enjoy a better night’s rest and defend your teeth and jaw from bigger concerns with a custom-made night guard by our dentists.