Mouth Guards Directory
Mouth guards can be either a treatment or a preventive measure. Some people need mouth guards for teeth grinding (bruxism). Others use mouth guards to prevent tooth or mouth injuries during sports. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how mouth guards work, why they are used, and much more.
Who Uses Mouth Guards and Why?
Using mouth guards during sports or athletic activity can help prevent dental damage. They can also be worn at night to prevent teeth grinding.
Teeth Grinding in Sleep
Grinding and clenching teeth during sleep is very common. Find out why and what you can do about it.
Sleep Apnea Mouth Devices: Mouth Guards, MAD, and More
WebMD describes the different types of mouth devices used to treat sleep apnea including CPAP and mouth guards.
Treatment for Teeth Grinding
There are a number of steps you can take to prevent teeth grinding during sleep.