Teeth Grinding in Children

March 25, 2011 09:34 AM
AAPD President-Elect Dr. Rhea Haugseth conducted a question-and-answer session with Helen Jung of The Oregonian regarding teeth-grinding in children. According to Haugseth, “Children exhibit teeth grinding very commonly. We see it in children younger than 7-8 years old often. A lot of children will stop grinding once their six-year permanent molars erupt. Their permanent teeth bite begins to establish itself once those molars erupt.”

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