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Posted by: Letitia Engelbreg | 2010/05/31

Q.

Grinding on Teeth

Hi

My Child is now 3 years old,during the night in his sleep he grinding on his Teeth,what can I do to stop him or something to give him.I think he missing his dummy because I took him off when he was about 2 and half years and took him off his bottle.

Any advice and is it normal?

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

grinding is common in children. There is no treatment for this at this age.
Try to enusre the child is not anxious before sleeping. The more active a child is before sleeping the greater the chance of grinding according to some experts.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2010/05/31

grinding is common in children. There is no treatment for this at this age.
Try to enusre the child is not anxious before sleeping. The more active a child is before sleeping the greater the chance of grinding according to some experts.

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