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Bruxism is causing a light gap between teeth. What can I do to alleviate this problem?

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In brief: See your dentist

The bruxism may gave caused a change in the way your posterior teeth occlude, which would place more outward pressure on your maxillary teeth when you bite.
A night guard will help with this pressure; invisalign and an occlusal equilibration can help minimize any relapse after treatment. All the best...

In brief: See your dentist

The bruxism may gave caused a change in the way your posterior teeth occlude, which would place more outward pressure on your maxillary teeth when you bite.
A night guard will help with this pressure; invisalign and an occlusal equilibration can help minimize any relapse after treatment. All the best...
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Dennis Cufone
Dentistry

In brief: Night guard

The gap is forming because you grind your teeth down below the level they contact each other, lowering that point between the teeth which opens gaps and causes movement.
A night guard will stop the damage, but the only repair is to probably crown the damaged teeth restoring them to their proper contours.

In brief: Night guard

The gap is forming because you grind your teeth down below the level they contact each other, lowering that point between the teeth which opens gaps and causes movement.
A night guard will stop the damage, but the only repair is to probably crown the damaged teeth restoring them to their proper contours.
Dr. Dennis Cufone
Dr. Dennis Cufone
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