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Jordana
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I broke one back molar, and my front incisors are chipping on the back side.

I can't figure out why it's happening. I wonder if this has something to do with sleep apnea, or if I'm having some kind of seizure in my sleep?

Anybody have this?

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Yes, I grind my teeth bad. If I don't wear my mouth guard when I sleep, I chip my teeth. I kept insisting to the dentist several years ago that I didn't grind my teeth at night bc I was totally unaware of it. Now if I don't wear my mouth guard, I am likely to wake up with a chipped tooth.

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Jordana
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Ugh, it's miserable, isn't it. I'm wearing down the backs of my eyeteeth. I tried a boil and bite mouthguard and woke up with some kind of weird lockjaw.
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Yes, I tried that too. Unfortunately, the professional ones from the dentist is what is needed.

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Mouth guard and calcium. It's very important to take a calcium supplement when you have Lyme. It will keep your teeth and bones strong.
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Jordana
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Thanks guys.

I've read K2 is very important as well. And oh, yay, another 1500 dollar bill for the dentist. Although I'm pretty sure that's just a start; my teeth are basically melting since Lyme.

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I had a bone scan a year ago and found out I have Osteopenia and my doctor told me to lift weights and take calcium and Vitamin D. Lyme eats your bones and everything else.
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Your mouth guard shouldn't cost a fraction of that much. I have one too.
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