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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Anxiety: This is usually a habit and often associated with anxiety. Keep a log for about 1 week and record when you are doing this. See if this occurs less whe ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leland Orlov
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cognitive behaviorTx: If lip biting has been occurring over a relatively brief period of time, i would encourage the individual to become more conscious or aware and making ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bite check: If it's a habit then you have to break the habit. If it is happening unintentionally then you need to get your occlusion (bite) checked and possibly a ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Attend / Substitute: You have to notice when you are doing it. Ideally try to notice what the feelings or thoughts are that precede it. Usually to pay attention to somethi ... Read More
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