It's called an NTI. Instead of a full nightguard that is kind of NFL-like, this just fits on the front teeth. It prevents the back teeth from even touching and it's awesome. And I don't go to bed looking quite so horrific. This is what it looks like in:
This is NOT me. But see how it works? And it's molded to your teeth and actually snaps in. I still have told Chris that if he hears me gagging and choking in the middle of the night not to dismiss it, it's likely I'm choking on my $1,000 nightguard and he better get it out.
Yes, they are that expensive but one of the many perks of being married to an Oakland firefighter is that we have the best dental inusrance on the planet and I had to pay exactly nothing for this. Awesome.
If you clench or grind your teeth, look into this. For reals. It's pretty great.
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