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Oral-health

Question
Posted by: moira | 2007/04/02

Q.

bitting on teeth while sleeping

over the past 3 weeks - i dont intentionally bite on my teeth - it just happens and now my jaws / neck is painful and i get severe headaches......i had thyroid test done - nothing - ultra sounds done on thyroid - found a few small cysts and culcification near thyroid..
please help as i dont know what else to do......

many thanks
moira

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

grinding teeth during sleep is a common condition closely associated with stress. it is usually treated by making a special type of mouth guard to protect the teeth during sleep. Contact your dentist

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