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what are ways to stop cheek biting?

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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dental block: Your dentist may be able to help you. Similar to folks who grind their teeth at night, a dental block may help alleviate your cheek chewing. Also, sometimes stress level reduction can help decrease nighttime gnawing.
Dr. Philip T. Reynolds
General Practice 35 years experience
(Un)intentiional?: Is is chronic accidental trauma or is it habitual chewing?Accidents?There might be an easy solution if the cause is tooth misalignment or muscle-induced bite descrepencies.A dentist can help.Habits?I used to do the same thing so i gave myself something else to do in order to save my cheeks. Sugarless gum. I stopped chewing gum when i noticed that the cheek biting had stopped. It works!

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CHEEK BITING: The dentist will put a dental guard to keep you from grinding teeth while asleep so you can not bite your cheek.
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How to stop cheek biting totally?

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Behavioral Therapy: Behavioral therapy methods are most useful. There are several that have shown good results. Make sure a good differential diagnosis work up is done as well.
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Cheek biting: You should see your orthodontist as it could be mal allligned upper and lower jaw teeth or one or more teeth not properly placed and could be hitting hte insid eof your buccal cavity.
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Behavioral Therapy: Behavioral therapy methods are most useful. There are several that have shown good results. Make sure a good differential diagnosis work up is done as well.

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