Is My Night Guard Still Effective With A Hole In It?

If you have been using a night mouthguard, you know that it’s designed to protect your teeth from the effects of teeth grinding or bruxism. Although night guards are made from durable material, they need to be cared for properly to last a long time. So if you find a hole in your night guard, it's probably time to replace it. What to do when you discover a hole in your night guard? When you find a hole in your night mouthguard, it’s time for a replacement because a night guard with a hole can no longer protect your teeth. Letting your dentist...

Save yourself the hassle, buy your next retainer online.

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...

What Health Issues Can Be Caused By A Lack Of Sleep?

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...

How Your Personality Can Affect Your Sleep

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....

Stay Cool For a Better Night's Sleep

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...