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How come I always bite my tongue?

How come I always bite my tongue?

Tongue: It could be that you have broken down dentition. If not then maybe a macroglossia (large tongue) which would need reduction. ...Read more

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Could you explain why do I constantly bite my tongue?

Could you explain why do I constantly bite my tongue?

Bite adjustments: Sometimes biting of the tongue is related to an incorrect interaction between the top and bottom teeth. When this relationship is incorrect without proper overlapping, our tongue can get pinched. Without intervention from your dentist, you will likely continue to bite yourself. See your dentist for evaluation and necessary bite adjustments and corrections. ...Read more

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Am i the only one who bites my tongue sometimes waking up?

Not uncommon: Sometimes biting of the tongue is related to an incorrect interaction between the top and bottom teeth. When this relationship is incorrect without proper overlapping, our tongue can get pinched. Without intervention from your dentist, you will likely continue to bite yourself. See your dentist for evaluation and necessary bite adjustments and corrections. ...Read more

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I don't know why but I always bite my tongue and now it hurts a lot can you help?

I don't know why but I always bite my tongue and now it hurts a lot can you help?

Be careful: Biting the soft tissues inside of your mouth is most likely not related to your teeth. Take smaller bites of food, and chew more slowly. Once you bite an area it becomes slightly swollen and you tend to bite it again- unfortunately. ...Read more

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I always bite my tongue when i eat, why?

Biting tongue: Try to eat slower and be more conscious of how you chew your food. If that doesn't help, see your dentist to see if there is a dental issue to make it more likely for that to occur. ...Read more

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What to do if i bite my tongue and there is loose skin?

What to do if i bite my tongue and there is loose skin?

Nothing usually: Tongue and mouth in general heal really quickly. It will probably be fine in a day or 2. ...Read more

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Why do I bite my tongue when im a sleep and the pain wakes me up?

Why do I bite my tongue when im a sleep and the pain  wakes me up?

Tongue too large: Your tongue could be a bit too large for your mouth or your lower jaw might be small. Perhaps you grind your teeth in sleep (bruxism). Do you snore? If your tongue is too large for your mouth, that increases the chances that you snore and even have sleep apnea (stopping breathing in sleep), which can be a dangerous condition and requires treatment by a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I bite my tongue in my sleep?

Nighttime grinding?: Maybe you grind your teeth in your sleep and your tongue gets in between your teeth. If that us the case, another question is why do you grind your teeth. See your dentist for an evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Why do I bite my tongue when i sleep?

Bruxism: Many people clench or grind their teeth when sleeping and sometimes the tongue can get in the way. ...Read more