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What Kind Of Pills Or Treatment Can Somebody Get For Bruxism
Well...: Meds alone won't fix the problem. I usually treat bruxism with an anterior bite plane worn 24x7 for 2 weeks which then goes to night-time wear only after the first two weeks. I also usually prescribe a steroid (medrol dose pack) for the first week of therapy. This works 99% of the time. If that doesn't do the trick, there are other meds as a 2nd line therapy, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth guard: To prevent damage to the teeth, mouth guards or splints have been used to treat teeth grinding, clenching, and TMJ disorders. A splint may help protect the teeth from the pressure of clenching. In addition, practicing relaxation techniques, and carefully stretching/exercising the jaw can provide quick relief in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband suffers from nocturnal bruxism.It is severe in stress.What can be the cause and please suggest treatment, psychiatric or other.
Bruxism TALL ORDER: Too complicated to answer in the space provided. I am sending you links to several excellent reviews on this complicated topics that should answer any questions you have about bruxism. www.mayoclinic.com/health/bruxism/ds00337/dsection=causes www.Webmd.Com/oral-health/guide/teeth-grinding-bruxism www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002386 best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?
I grind my teeth at while I am sleeping. Read about the condition and its called bruxism. What remedy or treatment is there?
Mouthguard: Typically bruxism is treated with an appliance called a nightguard. While over the counter nightguards are available, a custom fitted nightguard is recommended. Bruxism can lead to tooth sensitivity, fracturing of teeth, headaches and pain in the jaw joint. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TMJ pain, Dr says its muscle spasm dt bruxism. What are good at home treatments to relieve spasm and pain?
My treatment: I am not a fan of today's current treatment for TMJ with muscle spasm and pain. If bruxism is the primary complaint, then a mouth piece may help when sleeping, but they can be expensive. I have treated TMJ disease with success by activating the built-in pain relief mechanism of the skin, with great success. Daily use at home will diminish and possibly remove pain completely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my jaw sometimes when I wake up, are there any treatments to help with teeth grinding?
Pain in jaw: See your dentist for an exam and diagnosis of the cause of your teeth grinding (bruxism). Bruxism is a habit usually caused by stress or a bad bite. It can cause teeth pain, fractured teeth, and TMJ pain. A bite guard can help protect your teeth from damage and can often alleviate the jaw pain, but will not stop the bruxism. Your dentist can make a diagnosis and recommend an appropriate treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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