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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 (methylprednisolone) 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
Diagnosis needed: You need to determine the cause of your grinding problem that leads to pain. Your dentist can make you a mouth guard to protect your tissues and reduce the level of pain while the cause of your grinding (malocclusion, skeletal imbalance, muscular imbalance, stress, parafunctional habits, reaction to medication, etc) is determined. No, you can't fix this with an otc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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