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Clenching & Grinding (Bruxism)

Bruxism affects over 80% of the population at some stage in their life.

Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding and clenching of teeth, is a common issue that can produce debilitating effect for the suffer, including headaches, Migraine, Jaw stiffness and pain, tooth wear and breakage of teeth and dental restorations.

At York House your dentist can address the symptoms of bruxism by assessing teeth wear patterns and offering options to relieve the symptoms:

SCi device

The Sleep Clench inhibitor (SCi) is the most clinically effective treatment for reducing symptoms of bruxism and is FDA-approved for the prevention of medically diagnosed migraines. This small comfortable device is worn at overnight working to reduce the stress induced intensity of the jaw joints to relieve the clenching and grinding motion which can occur.

5 reasons to have a SCi device over a traditional nightguard

  • SCi devices are small and more comfortable to wear
  • They can improve sleep patterns
  • Clinically proven design, by maintaining a space between the front teeth, the back teeth will no longer be able to meet, thereby stopping any clenching or grinding that would otherwise continue to happen with a traditional nightguard.
  • Custom made to be reliable, effective and safe to wear
  • The hard outer layer of anSCi is durable and will be longlasting, the softer inner layer provides comfort during use.