no, your dentist would not miss a lesion
grinding your teeth can cause inflammation of the TMJ joint which is the temporomandulbar jaw joint which hinges your jaw.
ibuprofen can help with this if you grind your teeth
you need to make sure you take the ibuprofen with food in your stomach and with plenty of water, never on an empty stomach.
you can take 200-400mg of ibuprofen daily for many weeks and be ok.
try to get an inexpensive mouth bite guard at a local drug store for now
until you see your dentist again.
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