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how to stop grinding and clenching teeth?

hi there!
advice me please if i'm in the right forum, sorry just in new here..
my son keeps grinding and clenching his teeth, my friends told me to go and seek for an advice but i dont have enough budget..can't afford to go to dentist regularly..any suggestions on how my son will stop grinding his teeth?
thank you so much!
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There is no home remedy to cure bruxism and clenching.seeing a tmj specialist is advised.
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The dentist can make him a mouth guard to wear at night or you can buy one at the drug store.  I would ask your pharmacist about them, I believe you put it in hot water and have him bite down with it in his mouth to make it fit his mouth. It won't be as good a fit as if the dentist had made it but hopefully it will do the job.Tooth grinding is common and he may outgrow it. Hope this helps.
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4405063 tn?1354075504
thanks!
i googled some home remedies and i tried it but it doesn't work..
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4405063 tn?1354075504
thanks a lot..
appreciated much!
does mouth guards come in different sizes?
sorry for my ignorance..
i know that custom made mouth guards are much expensive..
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