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Could clenching teeth cause tooth loss?

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In brief: It may..

Grinding and clenching of teeth can cause fractures in the teeth that can render them unrestorable.
In addition, excessive parafunctional forces can cause bone loss, and thus weaken the tooth's bony support, resulting in premature loss.

In brief: It may..

Grinding and clenching of teeth can cause fractures in the teeth that can render them unrestorable.
In addition, excessive parafunctional forces can cause bone loss, and thus weaken the tooth's bony support, resulting in premature loss.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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