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A male asked:

when i see television or idling, i chew my lower lip. this looks awkward to public, but i do it without my knowledge. my lips are now over red.

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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Use a lower N/G: I recommend that you use a lower thermoplastic mouthguard that will open your vertical bite and distract you while you are watching TV or idling.

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