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Loose teeth caused by night guard or grinding?

Loose teeth caused by night guard or grinding?

Nightguard: You need to make sure that your night guard fits properly. You do not want to much force on a sigle tooth. You should see your dentist to make sure it is fitting properly. ...Read more

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Night guard is used to separate teeth , it will help patient that ...Read more


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I m 29yrs taking telma 40mg daily for bp, also use night guard to avoid tooth grind, for last 1 month sometimes i can not speak for some second.Cause?

I m 29yrs taking telma 40mg daily for bp, also use night guard to avoid tooth grind, for last 1 month sometimes i can not speak for some second.Cause?

May be you have Jaw : You can not speak is because your jaw is getting luck? If this is an issue, try to find a neuromuscular dentist in your area and have them evaluate your bite and your tmj. ...Read more

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Will a store-bought night guard work if i can't afford a custom one? I need a night guard to protect my teeth against grinding, but my insurance won't cover any of the cost of a custom one, and i also can't afford to pay it. In a pinch, can I just get one

Will a store-bought night guard work if i can't afford a custom one? I need a night guard to protect my teeth against grinding, but my insurance won't cover any of the cost of a custom one, and i also can't afford to pay it. In a pinch, can I just get one

Store nightguard: Yes, it will help the teeth from wearing because you kept something in between teeth . Since it was not made by dentist, the bite can be a problem which means it can create more muscle activity which is not great as you can end up with muscle fatigue and headache ...Read more

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Can a child wear an adult night guard for teeth grinding?

NO: Bruxism is the term for this and it indicates as surely as anything can that the limbic system of the brain is in a marginal metabolic state.The easiest way to cause this is through a diet that is filles with "empty calories" partularly sweets. Look at my blog entitled "oxygen the spark of life" which you can google. ...Read more

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How do I stop my teeth grinding without using a night guard?

Make sure you: Have been check and rule out you do not have sleep apnea, second try to reduce stress in your life with some meditation and exercise. ...Read more

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What is a good night guard for grinding teeth? Upper or lower?

What is a good night guard for grinding teeth? Upper or lower?

Dentist made: The best brux guard is fabricated by a dentist and either on the top or bottom jaws are equally effective. However, if you have pain during the day from clenching, then a bottom brux guard can be worn with minimal speech impediments. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a night guard for teeth grinding for child 5 years of age?

Can you recommend a night guard for teeth grinding for child 5 years of age?

Short-lived habit: For most kids this habit is short-lived. The vast majority will outgrow it by age 7 and no treatment or night guards are needed. ...Read more

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If i grind my teeth at night, can I use invisalign? I've ground my teeth at night for a long time, and have a night guard. I would like to get my teeth straightened, hopefully with invisalign, but don't know if i'd be able to wear the night guard and alig

If i grind my teeth at night, can I use invisalign? I've ground my teeth at night for a long time, and have a night guard. I would like to get my teeth straightened, hopefully with invisalign, but don't know if i'd be able to wear the night guard and alig

Be careful: Invisalign is only about half as effective as braces in the hands of a qualified orthodontic specialist. In the hands of gp, less so. And it's usually more expensive. Your grinding may indicate a number of different occlusal problems. Don't be fooled by tv advertising. Go see an orthodontist for a qualified opinion. Make a decision based on your personal need, not on the hardware. ...Read more

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What is the most effective night guard to combat teeth grinding?

What is the most effective night guard to combat teeth grinding?

Night Guards: There are so many types of night guard appliances which are designed to meet the individual and unique needs of the patient as well as a patient's tolerance. This is a question for you and your dentist to explore. Keep in mind that the time it takes to get used to an appliance, varies from person to person. ...Read more

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