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I need a mouth guard that will prevent my tongue from pushing out my teeth at night. I had a wonderful orthodontist who made one for me several years ago. He has retired. No one knows how to remake this type of night splint. It was a full upper splint. It stopped my teeth from moving around by preventing my tongue from pushing on my teeth. Also stopped the clenching. Is there anything over-the-counter I could use? I have called a number of orthos about this.

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I had full orthodontic metal appliances and did not wear a retainer. I had a very nice bite for twenty years until I started wearing a BIPAP about four years ago. Nasal pilllows only. The mask was a strap-type mask and started messing up my bite within a few months. I had to have all four front lowers crowned with a retainer bridge. Now the uppers are moving.

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