bad jaw pain that tends to get worse with eat throughout chewing i get a sharp pain went to dentist yesterday did a couple of xrays and looked in my mouth he said he thinks i grind my teeth im worried it might be something serious please help

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 07 - November - 2012, at 03:56 AM

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    The main thing you need to do is to find the root cause of your teeth grinding habit. Many a times stress has been linked to this habit. If it is in your case than you should engage yourself in some stress breaking activities like medidation. Else you can visit a professional stress counsellor. Stress management is usually performed through total body relaxation achieved with meditation and exercise. You can also try a warm bath and a cup of milk or chocolate before bed, it is really helpful.Ask your dentist to give you a nightguard to be worn at night.

    For more info on tooth grinding, its causes and cure you must go throught the link...http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-teeth-grinding-bruxism-5.aspx

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