Conditions with symptom: 'teeth grinding'
Hi, I'm 15 and recently my dentist has been baffled as to why I still have my baby teeth. I recently had to go there because if two teeth chipping, they were both baby teeth, molars and both on the side of the mouth I eat with normally. The dentist a say it was caused by the pressure of the adult teeth growing and excessive grinding, probably while in bed.My teeth are in good condition, I brush two-three times a day with Clinomin toothpaste as it prevents staining from tea and coffee. I was wondering if there is anything I could do about getting my baby teeth out and stopping grinding, as my dentist hasn't offered me any treatment. Please help, I love my teeth lots, thanks.
Hi, I suffed from grinding teeth in the past and now my teeth are starting to crumble away. I have already had my lower two back teeth taking out at great expense, and now after eating a piece of pear I noticed that a bit of another tooth has falling away from the tooth and is starting to annoy me. What shall I do and what would the best option be, as I don't want my teeth all to fall out.
Can adults have orthodontist treatment on NHS? I have an overbite and my bottom teeth sometimes cut into the roof of my mouth, usually when I have been grinding my teeth.
My daughter is 3 years old she grindes her teeth alot during the night, her front teeth are damaged, been dentist they she may have had a fall, we thinks its due to her grinding?!?
I can't stop grinding my canine teeth and it's got to the point now that it's causing my teeth to feel loose and my whole jaw to hurt and shooting pain to go up to my temple but the problem is I can't afford to go to the dentists because of having a low wage. So my question is where and how can I get help? Can I go to the gp for help or shall I just go the dentists and not eat well for a month?
Over the years I have been grinding my teeth on a regular basis. During my visits to the dentists over the years altough they have commented that I grind my teeth they have not given me as how I could avoid this habit. Now my teeth are so bad that my jaws have droppen to such an extent that the dentists have found it impossible to make dentures. With the result I now have to make use of my gums whilst eating. This causes pai in the gums. Even a consultant at Hospital has said that my teeth have reached a critivcal stage but have not recommended a cure. I am a pensioner and not able to afford implants. Any suggestions and recommendations you would have would be greatly appreciated.
Is there a known phobia that relates to grinding teeth?! I do not do it myself but I am very aware of other people doing it.. and it terrifies me! It makes me want to cry, It is so bad I can no longer eat with my 2 year old niece as she grinds her teeth all the time whilst eating and its really getting me down.. I dont want to get to the point I can no longer be in an environment with people in which there is a chance I will hear the bone chilling sound.. I need help! :'(
I've got several tics/twitches,from sharps nods of the head,twitching the eyebrows,grinding the teeth and curling the top lip. I'm very aware when I'm doing it and its very embarrassing. I've just became a dad and now the thing I fear most is embarrassing her when she's older. Is there anything I can do to control it?
Hi Darren. There are many things that can help you control your tics. You may find a combination of medication and talking/behavioral therapies will be helpful in controlling it. Also taking up a hobby such as playing an instrument/singing or a sport may be helpful. Personally I have full-blown tourettes and my first tics started when I was three. I'm now 21 and although I have no children my partner has a little sister. I've found that its best to just be yourself. If you tic, you tic. If they ask questions then answer them honestly whenever they ask. Children will always be inquisitive, its part of growing up but if you are open and honest with your child, and other children, when they ask questions you will find that they will grow up into accepting people with great moral values. Please just be yourself. Lastly: congratulations! (sorry it's a year late: only just found this!)
My teeth are in pretty poor shape after my childhood and my reluctance to clean my teeth. I'm living with the consequences now, but thankfully I am brushing my teeth twice a day currently. However, my top 2 teeth have began to rot at the top of the tooth where it meets the gum, and I have had numerous fillings. Is there anything I can do to make the appearance of my teeth better, make the teeth whiter and look more healthy. And also, disguise or fix the rotted area between my top two teeth and my gum.
The most suitable solution is to have 'composite' restorations placed which are white - this must be done by a dentist and is available on the NHS for anterior teeth. Keep on top of your brushing etc., stop smoking and avoid foods that stain teeth including wine/curry etc.
the rot at the top of your teeth is because you are not cleaning your teeth properly. i would advise a trip to the dentist to have the rot removed and filling placed, and thena trip to the hygienist for a very strict oral hygiene regime
I have been grinding my teeth now for two years also due to this have suffered constantly with cronic tention headaches. Both these I'm sure were sparked off from a break down I had two years ago. I'm taking Sertraline for depression and also amptripline for the constant headaches.The headaches most days on a scale of 1 to 10 are usually around the 7 to 10 mark. I wear a mouth guard every night. I am at my wits end
Hiya Sarah. I could have written your comment myself only I have been suffering for 4 years since my sister emigrated. Amitriptiline had no affect on me even after taking 50mg doses. I went back to my docs this week and he told me he couldn't do anything else to help me and to go for a walk in the park or do a dance class to relax! I have tried everything.Even paid out £500 for a chiropractor but with no luck.I am still searching for a cure for my headaches. It has a massive affect on my family and I hate that. It's very hard for people to realise how disabling this type of headache can be for the sufferer.I am at my wits end too. I can't imagine living the rest of my life with this. I hope you find relief soon.
hi i suffer from quite a lot of headaches at the moment and i am on amitripilin and also migraleve and also a nasal spray called sumatripan i think. i was taken into hospital last september they figured it out was to do with the nerves at the back of my eye as the pressure was so high and they where swollen because the hole where the nerves go through is very tight. they also wanted to try a lumbar puncture to see whether or not there was pressure in my brain as this could be the case as your doctor to refer you to a nurologist and to get a puncture if poss as could help
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