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A 24-year-old female asked:

Sometimes my upper teeths go left and bottom teeths go right. that's how it feels. scrap over each other. it's brief like a second. started 2 months a?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: The condyle of the lower jaw to move in multiple directions and sometimes interfering with your bite. See your dentist for a selective occlusal adjustment.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Could be TMJ/TMD: Your teeth, muscles and the jaw joints form a triad of function that often determines health or issues. If one is off, it can affect all three. Should see a dentist/TMJ specialist to evaluate. Could be grinding and/or clenching

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Last updated Jul 2, 2015

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