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Raye - posted on 05/03/2016

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I'm 40 and still grind my teeth and clench my jaw in my sleep. I haven't been able to get used to wearing a teeth guard, and my dentist is annoyed with me. Hopefully it's something your daughter will grow out of. It's bad for her teeth.

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Nanvuma - posted on 05/03/2016

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thnx very much sarah actually i thought it was weired cos i haven't had of it before.

Sarah - posted on 05/03/2016

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Is she doing it during the day or just at night? Bruxism (teeth grinding) is actually not that unusual in kids. Start with a visit to the dentist to be sure she has not cracked or chipped any teeth, and you can discuss a treatment plan with the dentist. Some kids need a bite-guard to protect the teeth. I found this article to be informative:
http://www.deardoctor.com/articles/when-...

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