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A 14-year-old female asked:

i've braces for 6-8 months now and my accidental cheek bitting stopped, then it came back after he adjustd my teeth to move another way, is that why?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Talk: Talk to your Orthodontic Specialist. Until you do take 1 200mg Ibuprofen 4x/day and rinse 3-4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water to reduce swelling.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2016

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