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A 38-year-old male asked:

My son aged 4 years wakes up and cry every night around 3am and goes back to sleep. this has been happening since the age of 2. he doesn't complain of pain. he sleeps around 21h00 and 22h00. what is the cause and treatment?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Crying: May just be a habit. But important to check that nothing’s going on. Your son should be under the care of both a physician and a dentist. Both should have baseline records. Both should examine your son.

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