Health Tip: Grinding Teeth During Sleep03/07/14
(HealthDay News) -- Grinding of the teeth during sleep --
medically called bruxism -- is a common problem, especially among
Often outgrown, the practice can still damage teeth, so it's
important for parents to recognize the warning signs.
The American Academy of Family Physicians mentions these
- Hearing a grinding sound during the child's sleep.
- Having your child complain of jaw or facial pain, especially
during the morning.
- Noticing that your child has chipped or worn teeth. These
symptoms should be evaluated by a dentist without delay.
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