There are several underlying causes of teeth grinding (bruxism), a common problem among children. A morning headache is often the first symptom.
- Children who are stressed, anxious, hyperactive or have a misaligned bite are more prone to bruxism.
- While the underlying cause is being ascertained your dentist can provide a custom mouthguard for your child to wear at night to protect their teeth.
- These underlying conditions can be treated with stress management, medication or orthodontic treatment.
"Without knowing what’s causing the problem, it can be difficult to implement a long-term solution. Your child’s dentist or paediatrician can help you uncover the root cause of your child’s teeth grinding."
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