When To Replace Your Night Guard?

If you are anything like me, I always want to get the most out of my purchases. None the less, it is still important to know when the time has come to be out with the old and in with the new. The same goes for your night guard. Whilst our night guards are built with high quality, durable materials, as I’m sure your one from the dentist would also be, they, unfortunately, don’t last forever. Particularly if you are a regular grinder or clencher and wearing your guard every night, eventually the time will come where you will need...

Why You Need To Protect Your Teeth

Protecting your teeth is probably one of the most crucial parts of your body to protect. Why? Unlike most of the body parts that have the ability to repair and regenerate, damage to teeth is typically more permanent than our other body parts. Especially the damage that is done from grinding and clenching. This is because grinding and clenching the teeth wears down our tooth’s enamel. If you didn’t know, tooth enamel is the hard outer exterior of our teeth. It provides a hard protective layer around our teeth. It’s actually the hardest substance in the human body. How is...

What Can I Do To Manage My Teeth Grinding?

Grinding, clenching and bruxism can become very painful and annoying. Whilst we provide customers with our range of night guards to help protect your teeth which can help to stop your grinding but unfortunately there is no guarantee. So what are your options to try and help you stop grinding? Stress and/or anxiety management: It’s no secret that bruxism and/or grinding typically gets worse or for some only occurs during times of stress or increased anxiety. Therefore developing some techniques to manage your stress and anxiety could help reduce your grinding. Whether it be meditation or yoga, exercise, spending more...

8 Tips For A Better Night Sleep

At The Knight Guard sleep is very important to us. If you are suffering from bruxism or any other sleep-related disorders getting consistent quality sleep can be a challenge. We have listed some of our key tips to help you get the best sleep possible. Try to regulate your bedtime and wake up time. This helps to keep our bodies in routine and will help your body recognise when it’s tired and when it’s ready to wake up. Your body has its own sleep clock and by regulating it as much as possible, your body will crave sleep in these...

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...