I have noticed that our 5 yo dd has been grinding her teeth at night. She sometimes sleeps in our room and last night when I was up with the baby I heard her grinding her teeth. What does this mean and how can I help her stop doing this? Any suggestions?
It could be a stress-reliever, much like thumb-sucking. She may not even be aware she's doing it. Has she been getting headaches or anything? I used to grind my teeth and it gave me awful head and jaw aches.<br><br>
I'd bring it up with her ped. It could be damaging her teeth. Of course it could be nothing as well, but I'd still get it checked out.