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How to slim jaw muscles from grinding?

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Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Night appliance

Use of a properly made night time appliance is effective.
Also, Botox has been shown to help.

In brief: Night appliance

Use of a properly made night time appliance is effective.
Also, Botox has been shown to help.
Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dr. Shokri Wahib
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Botox

One very successful treatment is Botox injection of masseter and temporalis muscles.
Has to be repeated every 3-6 months.

In brief: Botox

One very successful treatment is Botox injection of masseter and temporalis muscles.
Has to be repeated every 3-6 months.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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In brief: Many causes

Someone may grind their teeth for a number of reasons.
Often, the problem occurs because the muscles of the face and jaw are trying to get the teeth in a comfortable position. The muscles may be in spasm, you may have a tmj/tmd problem, stress, infection. Best to see a dentist asap. Often the cause is difficult to determine, so may have to treat the symptoms with a mouthpiece.

In brief: Many causes

Someone may grind their teeth for a number of reasons.
Often, the problem occurs because the muscles of the face and jaw are trying to get the teeth in a comfortable position. The muscles may be in spasm, you may have a tmj/tmd problem, stress, infection. Best to see a dentist asap. Often the cause is difficult to determine, so may have to treat the symptoms with a mouthpiece.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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