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Is there a good way to cure bruxism in children, is it a habit you can get rid of?

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In brief: No

Bruxism in children is not a stress habit nor a habit to try and find a comfortable position for there bite.
It is a neuromuscular electical habit that just occurs in some children. It can make there teeth look like they have disappear and sometimes depending upon the situation the dentist may have to make something similar to a denture and cement in place.

In brief: No

Bruxism in children is not a stress habit nor a habit to try and find a comfortable position for there bite.
It is a neuromuscular electical habit that just occurs in some children. It can make there teeth look like they have disappear and sometimes depending upon the situation the dentist may have to make something similar to a denture and cement in place.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
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Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry

In brief: Sleep bruxism

Sleep bruxism is a sleep related movement disorder that we seem to be born with.
It is not a habit as opposed to awake bruxism. Therefore, sleep bruxism can not be cured, it must be managed.

In brief: Sleep bruxism

Sleep bruxism is a sleep related movement disorder that we seem to be born with.
It is not a habit as opposed to awake bruxism. Therefore, sleep bruxism can not be cured, it must be managed.
Dr. Steven Bender
Dr. Steven Bender
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Unless an orthodontic device is employed.
There is no known behavioral modification to prevent this condition( or medication).

In brief: No

Unless an orthodontic device is employed.
There is no known behavioral modification to prevent this condition( or medication).
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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