Be sure to brush and floss thoroughly before wearing you nightguard. In the morning, be sure to brush your nightguard with toothpaste to remove any plaque before storing it in its case.
Depending on the level of grinding, a nightguard typically lasts 3-5 years. If you notice holes developing in the biting surfaces, be sure to have us check it at your next appointment to see if it needs to be replaced.
Pets consider mouth guards a great chew toy! Be sure to store it in its case in a safe place and not on a counter or bedside table where they can find them.