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What's the cause for grinding teeth at night? What can I do to prevent it?
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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 months ago
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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 months ago

Grinding you teeth at night is normally due to stress. As your stress decreases,the grinding decreases. You can buy a night guard at the pharmacy for about $40 to help reduce the wear on the teeth or your dentist can make a custom fit one for about $300-$500.

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