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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Smith
40 years experience Dentistry
Signs of wear: Night grinding or bruxism can be seen in the wear patterns on the back teeth (molars). The dentist will observe flat areas on the teeth that normally ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Rohrer
35 years experience Dentistry
Wear on front teeth: You will also see a slight wear of your anterior (front) teeth both upper and lower. If you happen to see the dentin (the yellow stuff inside the toot ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Wear, mobility, TMJ: 3 signs: 1. Significant wear of the enamel. Teeth "age" prematurely. In the back cusps flatten. In the front sharp biting edges dull down. 2. S ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Richardson
38 years experience Sleep Medicine
Bruxism: Teeth grinding, called bruxism, is a common sleep disorder that is not related to sleep apnea. There seems to be a link to stress during the day. Abs ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not associated: See your Dentist to evaluate if a night guard required to protect your teeth. Grinding/clenching usually sleep related, but may be occlusion related ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Greenberg
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Probably not...: All nightguards are not created equal. Is it hard or soft? Should be hard. How much time did the dentist spend fitting/adjusting it to your bite an ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No, not Realy: Your symptoms suggest dehydration. Avoid alcohol before sleep, drink 6-8 glasses of non-caffeinated fluids a day. You can get adjusted to your bite ... Read More
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Dr. Randall Stastny
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not usually: It sounds like something else is going on. I would have the night guard checked by the dentist who made it.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Most likely: Since all are nerve symptoms. Seek counsel from your pcp and neuro consult if blood normal.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stress relief: Grinding of your teeth or bruxism is often caused by stress. You should find ways to minimize stress or relieve stress and have a bite plate construct ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: I've seen it happen. Consult with a dentist if you grind to see what steps can be taken to protect your teeth.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
May not happen...: I highly recommend a night guard during sleep. This will not stop the clenching and grinding; however, it will stop the harmful effects of clenching ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
19 years experience Prosthodontics
Not directly: There is no way to naturally reverse any type of tooth loss. Although research seems to be hinting at replacement of teeth through genetic models, we ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
You cannot: Teeth grinding or brutism is a central neurologic phenomenon. The only thing we can do is to manage its effects by nighttime bite devises. One in part ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
New night guard: It may be difficult to stop the grinding, and night guards don't last forever. I had a patient that needed a guard made out of metal because he bit do ... Read More

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