Children Who Grind Their Teeth:  4 Effective Treatments

Do you hear a crunching or grinding sound coming from their mouth while you sleep? If so, you could be witnessing a common but often overlooked problem in children: bruxism.

What is Bruxism?

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Bruxism, often referred to as the involuntary act of grinding or clenching the teeth, is a phenomenon that affects both adults and children.

Is grinding of baby teeth a cause for concern?

Tooth grinding in babies is usually common during the first stages of teething, associated with discomfort from the emergence of the first teeth.


Treatment for the grinding of baby teeth

Treatment of childhood bruxism may involve: Psychotherapy: It is usually focused on performing relaxation and stress management exercises, along with education, to recognize tension in the muscles.

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