Nightguards for Grinding and Migraine Headache Prevention


If someone you know experiences severe tooth, jaw or facial muscle pain, it may be from the effects of grinding or clenching your teeth.  The good news is Dr. Sunners may be able to prescribe a custom made Comfort H/S (Hard/Soft) Bite Splint, which offsets the pain caused by bruxing or grinding your teeth.

A nightguard is a protective step to protect your existing healthy teeth.  A clear, thin removable device, your custom made bite splint is worn over your lower or upper teeth as you sleep.

Studies suggest those who grind and clench their teeth may experience up to 80 times the normal tooth wear per day  compared to those who do not.  The good news is that a simple bite splint can offset the effects of this often subconscious habit while protecting your teeth from daily wear and tear.1


The NTI Tension Suppression System is a custom made plastic nightguard that Dr. Sunners can make to fit a patient’s teeth. This specialized nightguard is designed to fit over just two front teeth, either upper or lower. In FDA trials medically diagnosed migraine suffers had significant pain reduction within the first eight weeks of use.  To date the NTI is the only surgery free and drug free, FDA approved device used for migraine prevention.


Seek relief to damaging teeth grinding and migraine headaches today by calling us for a consultation: 508-653-1102

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