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[NEED TO KNOW] Why are teeth not supposed to touch each other when your mouth is closed?

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Serious tooth crushing is known as bruxism and can begin off as a straightforward “teeth contacting” propensity. Practically all tooth granulating propensities are pressure related, so tending to the teeth pounding additionally includes overseeing pressure. Monitoring the pounding propensity is a decent initial step to control the propensity. For the duration of the day, one can stop to beware of what the teeth are doing: an ordinary rest position is with the lips together and the teeth separated. This cognizant demonstration can lessen or wipe out pounding. When granulating happens while snoozing one can’t, obviously, endeavor to control the propensity. This is the place one can consider utilizing a dental specialist made a nightguard apparatus to moderate the impacts of the crushing (tooth wear and muscle strain). The nightguard keeps the upper and lower teeth separated so they can’t wear and it can avert or lessen the muscle movement.

By: Tom Costigane, D.D.S. Dentistry, University of Western Ontario (1979)

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