Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is found in our water and many of the foods that we consume. Every day we are awake, minerals are added to and lost from the enamel of our teeth simply by eating and living! One of these minerals, called fluoride, is very important when it comes to defending the teeth from bacteria.
I’m sure you’ve arrived on this post for one of two reasons. The first is because you have been told by your dentist or a close acquaintance that you need to wear a night guard. The second is because you know you are grinding your teeth at night and you’re curious as to if a night guard can save your teeth before they become problematic.