A 32-year-old member asked:
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does wearing a nightguard before fully grown inhibit growth?

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Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Side effect of NG: Common sides effect of night guard (NG) including changing of normal bite or occlusion of your teeth. Many people can't sleep with the NG in the mouth due to discomfort. The acceptance rate is not high. Check out the following website before getting one for yourself: http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/health/msg1123394028085.html
Answered on May 14, 2014

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It can: Is it a soft or a hard night guard if it is changing your bite need to stop wearing, have your dentist adjusted.
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Any: Whatever is most comfortable for you. Most sleep best on their back, as the jaw is not pushed to the side. See what works best for you. Good luck.
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