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I have a cut on the inside cheeks of my mouth from nighttime teeth grinding. What should I do?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nature will heal it

There's nothing to do.
Your body will heal it quickly. Avoid spicy, hot and acidic foods meanwhile. If it's a chronic problem have your dentist take a look at your teeth for any sharp areas that might need rounding off and ask if he\she thinks wearing a night guard would be a good idea for you.

In brief: Nature will heal it

There's nothing to do.
Your body will heal it quickly. Avoid spicy, hot and acidic foods meanwhile. If it's a chronic problem have your dentist take a look at your teeth for any sharp areas that might need rounding off and ask if he\she thinks wearing a night guard would be a good idea for you.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your dentist

You probably need a night guard and also some smoothing of some teeth.
Sometimes the tooth cusps (points) are too sharp.

In brief: See your dentist

You probably need a night guard and also some smoothing of some teeth.
Sometimes the tooth cusps (points) are too sharp.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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