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My mom gets bruxism, so am I likely to get it later?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

There are many causes of bruxism, most of which are acquired.
You inherited your teeth and their anatomy from both your parents, but this doesn't guarantee you'll have the same issues as they.

In brief: Not necessarily

There are many causes of bruxism, most of which are acquired.
You inherited your teeth and their anatomy from both your parents, but this doesn't guarantee you'll have the same issues as they.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

There may be some factors that are inherited but environment may be the most critical element.
..Stress, lifestyle, nutrition, dental care, etc.

In brief: Not necessarily

There may be some factors that are inherited but environment may be the most critical element.
..Stress, lifestyle, nutrition, dental care, etc.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bruxism

There are some studies that suggest that it is an inherited characteristic but others indicate there is no relationship.

In brief: Bruxism

There are some studies that suggest that it is an inherited characteristic but others indicate there is no relationship.
Dr. Steven Bender
Dr. Steven Bender
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