Night guards prevent the chipping and cracking of your teeth from grinding by acting as a cushion between the surfaces of your teeth.
The night guards are specifically made for the purposes to be worn at night, unlike an athletic mouth guard.
Dr. Powers has been practicing dentistry in Greenbelt, MD since 1981. He is originally from Massachusetts. After dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, he attended a residency here in Maryland and just couldn't leave.
He is married to Karen for 39 years. His daughter is in her third year at University of Maryland dental school in Baltimore and his son is in an Orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado.