A 29-year-old male asked:
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have these rough white patches both sides on inner cheeks starting at corner of lips going half way back my teeth rub when i eat not sore and ideas.?

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Dr. Marc Newman
9 years experience Dentistry
Cheek chewing: You are chewing your cheeks and might not even realize it, which is completely normal. No treatment necessary.
Answered on Jul 16, 2013
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Normal : This is a normal condition of the inner layer of cheek increasing in thickness due to rubbing or slight chewing by the teeth. This is called linea (line) alba (white).
Answered on Feb 10, 2017
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