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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Cheek biting: Remote if at all possible. Try to stop anyway. See your dentist for a routine soft tissues head and neck exam every six months.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlkely: Very unlikely

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Montgomery
41 years experience Dentistry
Possibly-need biopsy: It is impossible to determine if a white lesion in the mouth is cancerous. It is suspicious. It can only be confirmed with a biopsy.
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Dr. Peter Eng
Dr. Peter Eng answered
33 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily: White patches on your cheek can be a number of things that is not necessarily cancer. Go see your dentist right away.
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Dr. Chad Levitt
22 years experience Radiation Oncology
Very unlikely: Mouth cancer can present rarely this way, however it would b a rare presentation of a rare tumor. There are many more things likely to cause what u d ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Don't worry: If they are horizontal, opposite where your upper and lower back teeth come together, they are normal. That said, any white or red lesions should be ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Cheek ridging: are the signs of active bruxism or habitual grinding of the teeth. See your dentist for custom night guard fabrication.
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Mouth cancer: smoked 7times in my life añd my age is 18.will I get mouth cancer .I had white lines inside my cheek.what to do now? ANS: Not from this amount of smok ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
White lines: There are many causes for small white line on your cheek. Do you have pain, sensitivity, swelling? How long have they been there? The best thing for ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily: You most likely bit the inside of your check. If the lesion has not resolved on its own in about two weeks, let your dentist take a look and advise yo ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful but i worry: Although unlikely unless you "chew" it demands attention.A dmd would be a good first step.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Can't tell: Not a question that can be answered in this forum. Please see your Dentist for an examination and a differential diagnosis. Any pain/bleeding/swelli ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not w surety: A picture is only a 2 dimensional representation of a 3 dimensional object. I would not feel secure on making a diagnosis based only on a "few picture ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
34 years experience Dentistry
Don't worry: Rare place for cancer...roughness in the cheek mucosa can occur from nightly clenching and bruxism (teeth grinding) even sometimes leaving a white lin ... Read More
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