Pediatric Dentistry of Garden City & Glen Cove
Glen Cove: 516-759-7000
There are a number of reasons why your child might grind or clench their teeth. This condition, known as Bruxism, generally occurs during the night or when kids are stressed. It affects at least 20 percent of children and it is more commonly found in kids who have ADHD, behavioral problems, and cerebral palsy.
Here are a few of the problems associated with teeth grinding:
- Facial Pain
- Worn Down Tooth Enamel
- Chipped Teeth
- Temperature Sensitivity
We invite you to learn more about kid’s dental health here.
If your child grinds or clenches their teeth, be sure to schedule an appointment at Pediatric Dentistry of Garden City &Glen Cove. We can help determine the cause of the grinding and provide ways to reduce tooth pressure. Call 516-222-5100 to contact our Garden City office or 516-759-7000 to contact our Glen Cove office.