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Doctor insights on: Natural Remedies For Grinding Teeth At Night

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Can night guard for teeth streighten teeth?

Can night guard for teeth streighten teeth?

Nightguards: Night guards come in many different forms, however, their purpose is to protect the teeth from the effects of grinding one's teeth. They are not designed to move the teeth. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Are there night guards made for bottom teeth?

Are there night guards made for bottom teeth?

Night Guards: There are many different types of custom night guards, both in design and using different types of materials. Sometimes it's best to fabricate an upper night guard, sometimes it's best to use a loser one and often it doesn't matter. Each case is different based upon many factors. Some dentists also have more training as to which ones to use and why. Discuss this with your own dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best night guard for teeth grinders?

What is the best night guard for teeth grinders?

Hard custom made: By your dentist. I agree with dr. Marc gainor 100%. The soft guard resembles the chewing gum and it is very harmful to muscle structure. Not recommended. ...Read more

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Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Meditation: Sounds like conflict. Consider learning to meditate. Try real happiness by sharon salzberg on amazon. If $ an issue try library. This way has a chance for the most positive impact on your life. ...Read more

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My tooth is loose, believed caused by clenching jaw at night. I wear a retainer at night. Any solutions,advice?

My tooth is loose, believed caused by clenching jaw at night. I wear a retainer at night. Any solutions,advice?

Have it examined: What you think might be the problem and what the actual problem is can be two different things. Best to have your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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What can help with wisdom teeth at night?

What can help with wisdom teeth at night?

NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen): Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for temporary relief and see your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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How can buxim (teeth grinding, biting, & clenching) at night be helped without the use of a mouth guard? (sensory issues... Guard would prevent sleep)

How can buxim (teeth grinding, biting, & clenching) at night be helped without the use of a mouth guard? (sensory issues... Guard would prevent sleep)

Possibly: There are a number of possible causes for bruxism as well as different modalities of treatment that may or may not involve a mouth guard. You need to have a thorough dental exam with the appropriate studies to determine possible causes of your bruxism. If you do require an appliance there are different types of appliances that can be utilized that may allow you to sleep comfortably. ...Read more

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What remedies are good for teeth grinding?

What remedies are good for teeth grinding?

Night guard: We all grind our teeth periodically. We usually do it in response to stress in our lives. Grinding can be very destructive and can result in wearing down teeth, cracks in teeth, muscle soreness, tooth pain, headaches, etc. Wearing a night guard can help prevent new damage to your teeth, can prevent existing damage from getting worse, will allow tight muscles to relax, and can help you stop grind. ...Read more

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Will invisalign retainers work the same as a mouth guard for teeth grinding at night?

Will invisalign retainers work the same as a mouth guard for teeth grinding at night?

No: A properly fitted mouth guard for clenching/grinding purposes will be fitted to your bite and problem associated with your teeth grinding habit. Invisalign retainers are much thinner and do not take into consideration the way your teeth come together when they are in so could actually make a person who suffers from clenching/grinding, clench/grind more when wearing at night and grind through them. ...Read more

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Why are grinding appliances so expensive at dentist officemouthguard or nightguard for teeth grinding?

Why are grinding appliances so expensive at dentist officemouthguard or nightguard for teeth grinding?

Worth the investment: The fee for a properly designed, fabricated (with adj's included) bite splint or night guard, you are actually getting several years worth of a valuable appliance - we have patients who've worn the same splint for 15 years - it is not a glorified athletic mouthguard, and if designed and worn properly, can save you from tooth damage, gum & bone damage, as well as protecting your tm joints. ...Read more

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What causes children to grind their teeth at night?

What causes children to grind their teeth at night?

Current research: indicates that it is due to poor airway. The child needs to be evaluated by a dentist versed in treating sleep apnea, sleep disordered breathing and by a MD to order a sleep study if possible. ...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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Are over-the-counter night guards for tooth grinding less effective than ones from a dentist?

Are over-the-counter night guards for tooth grinding less effective than ones from a dentist?

Yes: Otc mouthguards may be useful short term till you can see your dentist. They do not fit as well as a custom made night guard . They also do not last very long since they are usually made of a soft plastic material. ...Read more

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What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

Day vs night: Daytime habits can often be controlled voluntarily. "Teeth apart, lips together". Night time grinding cannot be controlled by volition. If stress/anxiety related. control this. You may need a splint made by your dentist. Bruxism can lead to TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Do people get molded for a night guard for tooth grinding with braces?

Do people get molded for a night guard for tooth grinding with braces?

No: Night guards, whether hard or soft, are made to your existing occlusion. That means when you put it on it negates whatever orthodontic correction was made while it was off. Please discuss this with your orthodontist. Know that as teeth straighten grinding often disappears. ...Read more

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

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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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What products are good at whitening teeth with no pain? And home remedy?

Many: Most toothpaste for whitening do not cause sensitivity. Some patients, however, already have sensitive teeth. The most common otc whitening product is crest white strips. This seems to work but not great and often causes sensitivity. In our office, the professional products we use are based on the patients level of sensitivity and we also have desensitizers for use beforehand if needed. ...Read more

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