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Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Relaxation: Often, teeth grinding is a subconscious release of daily tension/stress. If you can reduce your stress and especially before bedtime (like: do not watch tv news before going to sleep). Try to either watch a comedy on tv or read something light ( not work related) and see if this helps. Some are helped by exercise or yoga. ...Read more

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Is biofeedback treatment good for bruxism/teeth grinding?

Is biofeedback treatment good for bruxism/teeth grinding?

No: Biofeedback would be good to treat clenching during the day. Bruxism is a process where you clench and grind your teeth at night. Biofeedback would not help this unconscious process. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for teeth grinding at night? Does being overweight contribute somehow? Any natural way to stop the involuntary habit?

What are some reasons for teeth grinding at night?  Does being overweight contribute somehow?  Any natural way to stop the involuntary habit?

Maybe: Some studies relate grinding to airway issues and being overweight puts you at increased risk for airway issues. So yes being overweight may contribute to nighttime grinding. See a dentist trained in dealing with breathing issues to address your concerns. ...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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Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Tooth grinding: A nightguard that is made by dentist is your best bet, but is it is financially difficult try a drugstore one temporarily. See your dentist to evaluate your grinding. If you snore also - you may ahve sleep apnea also. ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm grinding teeth at night and how can I stop it?

How do I know if i'm grinding teeth at night and how can I stop it?

TMJ: Do you have any TMJ symptoms? Check with your dentist. A night guard will prevent damage to your teeth if you are grinding. Most people grind because of stress so do your best to control your stress(exercise, meditate or?). ...Read more

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What can I do about broken brackets caused by grinding teeth at night?

What can I do about broken brackets caused by grinding teeth at night?

Tough situation...: I would find out from your orthodontist. In some cases a band can be used that has a bracket soldered onto it. ...Read more

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Help to stop grinding teeth at night - can biofeedback or something similar effective?

Yes, electromyogram: Biofeedback is effective for bruxism. In addition to in-office training, there are simple, portable EMG units that can be used at night to interrupt the habit of clenching and grinding. Find a certified biofeedback professional at www.Bcia.Org or www.Aapb.Org. ...Read more

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Does clenching and grinding teeth at night suggest sleep apnea even if there are no other known symptoms? Is sleep analysis necessary?

Does clenching and grinding teeth at night suggest sleep apnea even if there are no other known symptoms?
Is sleep analysis necessary?

Bruxism: Teeth grinding, called bruxism, is a common sleep disorder that is not related to sleep apnea. There seems to be a link to stress during the day. Absent other symptoms, a sleep recording is not necessary. Instead, talk to your dentist. They are in the best position to determine whether damage is being done to your teeth. If so, they can provide a tooth guard to wear at night. ...Read more

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