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Bruxism and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my daughter aged 13 years (already attained puberty 2 years back) bites her teeth sometimes during sleep.. what could be reason?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Sonce when does she have this problem?
User :   We noticed this some two days back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   This condition is called Bruxism
User :   is it a serious problem Doctor?
Doctor :   Not really but the underlying cause is usually stress
Doctor :   It could cause teeth damage in the long run.
Doctor :   She may need counselling
User :   oh, okay
User :   she appears to be cool throughout the day and get first rank throught her studies

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