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We're all about keeping kids healthy - at any age

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Word! Night Guard

Night Guard

Say: nite gard

Nope, these aren't people who protect you when it gets dark! We're talking about the night guards that protect teeth. Night guards are made of plastic and are like the mouth guards that football players use. You wear one when you sleep to keep you from grinding your teeth. If you grind your teeth too much, your teeth can wear down.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center