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Why do people grind their teeth while they are sleeping?

Although teeth grinding can be caused by stress & anxiety but is more likely caused by an abnormal bite or missing/crooked teeth! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Chia Reply:

    While bruxism, or teeth grinding, is very common among children, and often Most kids who grind their teeth do so in their sleep, and therefore don't even realize they grind their teeth during the night, there are a few things you can do to. Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_2145517_stop-teeth-grinding-child.html

  2. Brunilda Reply:

    Although teeth grinding can be caused by stress & anxiety but is more likely caused by an abnormal bite or missing/crooked teeth.

  3. Pam Reply:

    delaware Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_signs_of_grinding_teeth_while_sleeping

  4. Kassie Reply:

    There isn’t a single answer to this question as it could be a list of things. Such as stress, nightmares, or even mental disorders such as PTSD can be the cause of such. Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_teeth_grinding_while_sleeping

  5. Ella Reply:

    Causes for teeth grinding: Common reasons for teeth grinding are stress, frustration, anxiety. It could also be as a results of abnormal occlusion (the way the upper and lower teeth fit together), or crooked or missing teeth. This phenomeno… Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_teeth_grinding_in_toddlers_while_sleeping

  6. Min Reply:

    How many people grind their teeth while sleeping…?

  7. Aurea Reply:

    Theres no known cause for why people grind their teeth at night and unfortunately, theres no way to stop it! Dentists have been trying to figure that one out for years!

  8. Maryalice Reply:

    But caffeine intake is also known to be a factor that can cause you to grind your teeth. many people (not just infants) grind their teeth during deep REM sleep. infants may also grind if they are teething, but then its more like gum grinding.

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