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It’s a little-known fact that The Knight Guard also sells an invisible retainer. This product is perfect for if you have lost, misplaced or ruined your old retainer. There no longer the inconvenience of having to book in an appointment with your orthodontist or dentist. Our retainer is also great for daytime grinders looking to protect their teeth. So why do you need to wear a retainer? Wearing a retainer is crucial when ensuring your teeth stay in the right spot after braces or Invisalign. If you have used a retainer in the past then it’s likely you were given...

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There is a reason that all of us at The Knight Guard are concerned about whether our customers are getting enough sleep, that’s because working in the industry we know the importance of a good night's sleep. What many Australians are unaware of is the health related issues that you are at risk of if you are consistently not getting enough quality sleep. So today, we are going to shed some light on what happens when you don’t get the sleep your body needs. Lack of memory: Sleep is a crucial element to your brain storing memories. At night whilst...

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Your Personality Really Can Influence How Well You Sleep Did you know that your personality might have a more profound effect on your sleep than most people realize? It’s true. We all know that humans can embody a wide range of different types of personality traits. We also know that, in our modern age, few humans get as much sleep as they need. In fact, 40 percent of Australians do not get the amount of sleep that they need every night. But what is really interesting is that our personalities might have a lot to do with this. Here’s why....

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Have you ever known someone who liked to keep the air conditioner turned to high-power, claiming it helped to get better sleep? Or, maybe you are one of these cold-sleep proponents, and wonder how anyone could ever fall asleep in hot, humid air temperatures! In either case, as it turns out, those who enjoy keeping the temperature at a ‘chilly’ level might be onto something. According to an article that was published on HuffPost, there may be a correlation between the temperature of the room and the quality of sleep. The article was written by Dr. Christopher Winter, and in...

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Retainers, Invisalign, night guards. We get asked constantly whether they will pass off as whitening trays. Whilst it would be great if our dental mouthguards were multi-use, each dental mouthguard is designed for a specific reason and hence should not be used for its non-intended purpose. Retainers are made for the purpose of keeping your teeth in their current position. They are made from a plastic much harder than custom whitening trays. To keep your teeth secure they are also made to fit tightly on the teeth with a very minimal amount of giving. Invisalign is very similar. Since Invisalign...

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