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Can a child wear an adult night guard for teeth grinding?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO

Bruxism is the term for this and it indicates as surely as anything can that the limbic system of the brain is in a marginal metabolic state.
The easiest way to cause this is through a diet that is filles with "empty calories" partularly sweets. Look at my blog entitled "oxygen the spark of life" which you can google.

In brief: NO

Bruxism is the term for this and it indicates as surely as anything can that the limbic system of the brain is in a marginal metabolic state.
The easiest way to cause this is through a diet that is filles with "empty calories" partularly sweets. Look at my blog entitled "oxygen the spark of life" which you can google.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Mike Deldar
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: No

Please take your child to ENT (ear nose throat) specialist and have them remove his/ her adenoid and tonsil.
The reason cause of grinding on children is usually they can not breath during the blockage of air passage due to enlargement of adenoid and tonsil.

In brief: No

Please take your child to ENT (ear nose throat) specialist and have them remove his/ her adenoid and tonsil.
The reason cause of grinding on children is usually they can not breath during the blockage of air passage due to enlargement of adenoid and tonsil.
Dr. Mike Deldar
Dr. Mike Deldar
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Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry

In brief: No

Mouthguard should be fit to child's mouth- if old enough, from sports store or child's dentist.

In brief: No

Mouthguard should be fit to child's mouth- if old enough, from sports store or child's dentist.
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dr. Harlan Wilson
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