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Can you tell me docs, is chewing gum bad when running?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Careful: Since i run and also deal with tmj/tmd patients, i would say that running while chewing gum is ok but not necessarily a habit that should be overused. Too much gum chewing can lead to some jaw issues.

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