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What are reasons why my teeth are clenching even why i try not to?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
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It can also be an unconscious habit. I clench when focused on a difficult surgery and have to stop for a second and relax. See your dentist to get treatment so as not to damage your teeth.

In brief: In a word

It can also be an unconscious habit. I clench when focused on a difficult surgery and have to stop for a second and relax. See your dentist to get treatment so as not to damage your teeth.
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dr. Peter Karsant
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Sometimes the stress is due to teeth not meeting properly, a bad bite, a malocclusion. Ask your Dentist if consultation w an Orthodontic Specialist is in order. Either Dentist or Orthodontist can make occlusal orthotic to prevent tooth/jaw joint/supporting bone damage from the clenching.
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