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  • FDA Cleared Migraine Pain Reduction

  • Patented Anti-Clenching Technology

  • Published Migraine Prevention Breakthrough

New Research Links Nocturnal Jaw Clenching
to the Frequency and Intensity of Chronic Migraine.

Migraine is the #1 disability in adults under 50 years of age. Other than the specific headache pain symptoms that the migraine suffer describes, there are no objective abnormalites in the migraine patient, except for one particular ability: on average, migraine sufferers can clench their jaw with twice the force as asymptomatic controls.


While it was first thought nocturnal jaw clenching was in response to their pain, it was found that chronic headache sufferers clench their jaw during sleep with 14x the intensity as asymptomatic controls.

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when it happens
For the chronic migraine and headache sufferer,
intense jaw clenching typically occurs
just before waking, a silent and undetectable act.

The MigraineGuard, a custom-made device from a professional dental lab using an at-home impression kit, is the first OTC anti-clenching technology dental devices cleared by the FDA for: the treatment and prevention of jaw-clenching and TMD (temporomandibular disorders); and the reduction of medically diagnosed migraine pain.

The MigraineGuard prevents the pathologic nocturnal clenching intensity that produces the nociceptive (negative) trigeminal nerve input known to increase migraine activity. In doing so, the MigraineGuard also provides the ideal oral device design that make teeth-grinding impossible.

Waking with a headache becomes part of the sufferer's daily private existence 

Splints fail

How traditional dental mouthpieces miss the mark

When a patient is diagnosed with "nocturnal parafunction", that is, jaw clenching and/or teeth grinding (together known as "bruxism"),  a dental protective splint, or "nightguard", is prescribed.  The splint has two objectives: to protect the teeth from the damage of grinding; and to provide a balanced biting surface, so as to stabilize the jaw joints during clenching.  However, the one thing the splint cannot do is prevent the parafunctional activity.  If fact, the presence of the splint can allow clenching intensity to increase beyond the already pathologic level.  

Providing a perfected clenching surface allows for increased clenching intensity


  • Medically proven migraine prevention

  • Patented anti-clenching technology

  • Teeth-grinding impossible

How it works

The MigraineGuard provides for an anterior mid-line point contact incorporated into an upper

mouthpiece, which opposes a flat surface lower mouthpiece.  This patented design prevents the posterior surfaces from touching (which is how clenching intensity is managed and minimized).

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While minimizing clenching intensity, the anterior dome also provides for a "balanced" bite (zero on one side and zero on the other), thereby maintaining stable jaw joints, while making grinding impossible.  

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MigraineGuard's anti-clenching technology is the first oral device to be published in a placebo-controlled medical study showing profound migraine reduction


Presented at the 2018 International Migraine Trust in London, the MigraineGuard design was shown to provide a profound improvement in Quality of Life for 89% of chronic migraine sufferers and was just recently published in the BMC Journal of Neurology.



A custom laboratory-fabricated dental device.

First step:

We'll send you a Dental Impression Kit for you to acquire impressions of your teeth which you'll send back to the MigraineGuard Lab. 

Once we receive your impressions, we'll custom fabricate and return to you your MigraineGuard.  Here's what you'lll receive:

Additional features of Clenching Management


To receive the Dental Impression Kit so that we can fabricate an MigraineGuard for you, click on the image and proceed through checkout. 


Have any questions?  Feel free to email:

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