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I grind my teeth all the time. How can I begin to stop this bad habit?

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In brief: Appliance therapy

See a dentist to fabricate a bruxism device.

In brief: Appliance therapy

See a dentist to fabricate a bruxism device.
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dr. Charles Lockhart
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In brief: No quick fix

Clenching occurs during the day, grinding of the teeth at night.
There are many variables involved with clenching and by becoming aware of it often causes one to clench more. A daytime splint (mouthpiece) can help, but i would recommend a custom one, not an otc mouthpiece. You really should be evaluated to determine the best options, with a thorough history and an exam.

In brief: No quick fix

Clenching occurs during the day, grinding of the teeth at night.
There are many variables involved with clenching and by becoming aware of it often causes one to clench more. A daytime splint (mouthpiece) can help, but i would recommend a custom one, not an otc mouthpiece. You really should be evaluated to determine the best options, with a thorough history and an exam.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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