Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Loza | 2010/02/10

Q.

Child Grinding teeth while asleep

is there any thing that i can do to help my 5ry old daughter to stop grinding her teeth while asleep.what do you think its the cause of that and what can prevent it.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very common indeed. It is a habit which is difficult to stop and usually disappears when the permanent teeth appear. In the meantime you can try giving her an old fashioned antihistamine called Aterax Syrup 5mg [ 2.5ml which is half a teaspoonful] at night.

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