The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Night Guards in South Bend, IN

Protect your smile, even as you sleep! Grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw, called bruxism, can happen while you sleep. If you grind your teeth on a regular basis, this can be damaging to your smile and your overall oral health. Adults and even children can be affected by bruxism. Although the cause varies from stress to developing this as a habit, you may notice the symptoms which may include headaches, sore jaw, loosened and painful teeth, or even fractured teeth. Prolonged grinding can reduce tooth enamel and cause sensitivity and may even create bone loss.

Our dentist can fit you with a custom night guard that adds a cushion between your teeth, keeping them apart and preventing the friction caused by teeth grinding. Customizing your night guard will ensure the most protective, yet comfortable fit allowing you to get a good night’s sleep. In fact, a custom guard may even help your loved one sleep more soundly, as it will reduce the noise associated with grinding. Our dentist will custom-fit your night guard using impressions of your teeth and molding the guard to your mouth. Made of custom material, the guard will fit over your top teeth, and cushions your molars to absorb and prevent grinding. If you wear braces, your dentist may recommend a night guard that also fits over your bottom teeth. Each patient will leave the office with instruction on how to care for their night guard, which are doable and easy to clean. Call us today for more information.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
Lori H.
It was my first time at the center but it felt like i was always going there because the service, the staff were all great! Best place to go
Carine U.
Efficient and expert dentists and assistants.
Barbara L.
Everyone is fantastic!
Janus H.
Very efficient. Friendly and everything is explained thoroughly .
Rachel M.
The staff was friendly and efficient.
Hannah A.
Good service
Dorinda B.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
I enjoy the smiley faces and the friendliness every time I walk in for my appointment….
Lavern W.
Love having my teeth cleaned by Deanna! She takes her time and is so personable!
Amber B.
Great customer service at the check in check out office. Great hygienist – Marge. Great dentist!
Florencia A.
My son has braces from the Dental center, and my daughter might be next. What makes this place awesome for my kid’s dental health, is because of Doctor Richard L. Cohen. He is good with kids, […]
Sayela W.
Friendly office, great service.
Janet B.
The hygienists are always very friendly when they provide guidance on healthy home care. The dentist is not scary or overbearing like others I’ve been to. They are very positive in looking towards […]
Raquel H.
We have been with The Dental Center for about 6 years now and have never been let down with the quality of service and knowledge. Thank you!
Clarissa L.
Polite and efficient staff, and I especially liked meeting the new dentist, Dr. Patel, I believe, as he was very welcoming and professional.
Margaret C.
staff is very friendly and competent
Cynthia B.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
Nicest Staff of Any Dental Facility I’ve ever been to.
Jason J.
Staff is great.
Melissa G.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7000
Fax: (574) 245-7530
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7000
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