Stress can cause an unconscious habit of pressing, grinding and wearing down your teeth while you sleep. This pathology is known as bruxism. Many people that suffer nocturnal bruxism are not aware that they do until side effects occur. If the problem is not treated in time it can cause destruction, wear down of the teeth, headaches, ear pain and cervical pain.
It is made of plastic or transparent acrylic resin.
The bite plate can be used for an indefinite period of time. Periodic check ups are advised since it might be necessary to replace them at some point. This will depend on the degree of bruxism the patient suffers.
They are not recommended for children.
Yes, you can use the bite plate.