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how do i get my 8 month old to stop grinding his teeth?

My son has 4 teeth and 4 more coming in. he grinds his teeth all the time, and i hate the sound. my fiance used to grind his teeth too. could this be because his teeth are coming in or what? also how do i get him to stop because everytime he does i cringe, uggh i just hate the sound of it for some reason. please someone help!

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Asked by damiens_mommyxo at 10:35 AM on Dec. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • they grind becouse it makes noise and feels wierd, i would yell stop that dont, it will scrare baby and they might cry for a feww seconds,i know it sounds mean but it worked for me

    Answer by angelairelan at 10:55 AM on Dec. 25, 2009

  • lol this is normal and he'll quit eventually just ignore it.. it got under my skin too but I read that any reaction could make them do it more

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:51 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

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