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    Sleeping With a Mouthguard

    Do you ever wake up with sore jaws and teeth? If so, you may benefit from sleeping with a mouthguard. A mouthguard is an effective way to protect your teeth when you’re asleep. Most people associate mouthguards with contact sports, such as hockey or boxing. But they can be used for much more than that! Sleeping with a mouthguard is often recommended by dentists as a way to prevent teeth grinding (bruxism) throughout the night. It’s also helpful if you have sleep apnea, since it will keep your airways open and help prevent snoring. Benefits of Sleeping with a Mouthguard Grinding your teeth is a habit many people don’t notice…