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iVillage: Oral Fixations: What Your Mouth Can Say About Your Health

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Oral Oddity: Chipped Choppers

Might mean:

You’ve got bruxism -- also known as teeth grinding -- triggered by too much stress, says Messina. To combat this clenching, try integrating exercise, meditation, or other stress-shedding activities into your daily routine. And contact your dentist: he or she can create a customized mouth guard to protect your pearly whites while you sleep.

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