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Best Answer LA Elsen says
Thanks for your thoughts! Have you tried an OTC mouth guard? Has it helped you?
Yes but I had TMJ along with other jaw issues that required a custom guard. The otc guard worked well, but not as durable as the one from my dentist.
LA Elsen, Thanks! Helpful to know it worked well, though you ended up needing one from your dentist.
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Thanks! A mouthwash that has alcohol in it does help with healing, I find.
Thanks for the tip! So a mouth guard does actually help teeth grinding. I guess this could then keep you from biting the tongue.
yes, they ARE uncomfortable for me to...but sometimes the uncomfort outweighs the pain of bitten tongues.. finding the reasons for grinding and clenching is a big help to, like the stresses in your daily life. try to cut out as much stress as you c