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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Cheek Biting (Overview)

Good day; Over the years a number of my patients continuously have bitten their cheeks. Usually this occurs when the cheek muscles are tort (rigid) and infringe on the biting surfaces of the back teeth. The patient has to be careful not to bite this cheek tissue. Conscious pulling on the outside of your cheek will remedy this irritating problem.


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What causes inside cheek biting at nite?

What causes inside cheek biting at nite?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
37 doctors shared insights

Cheek Biting (Overview)

Good day; Over the years a number of my patients continuously have bitten their cheeks. Usually this occurs when the cheek muscles are tort (rigid) and infringe on the biting surfaces of the back teeth. The patient has to be careful not to bite this cheek tissue. Conscious pulling on the outside of your cheek will remedy this irritating problem.


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What are ways to stop cheek biting?

What are ways to stop cheek biting?

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. ...Read more

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Overcoming Nail Biting (Checklist)

Trim & file your nails daily
Daily
Carry a file with you to deal with snags as soon as possible
Once
Get a weekly manicure
Weekly
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Is cheek biting ocd?

Is cheek biting ocd?

No usually: Body-focused repetitive behavior (bfrb) is not usually considered obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavioral modification treatment and possibly medication is often helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I get rid of a bad cheek biting habit ?

Can you tell me how do I get rid of a bad cheek biting habit ?

Will power: Will power and determination. If you are stressed and this is a conscious or unconscious habit, try to reduce your stress and find a non-destructive habit to replace it. Perhaps even some deep breathing exercises. ...Read more

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How to heal cheek biting?

How to heal cheek biting?

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. ...Read more

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How to stop cheek biting totally?

How to stop cheek biting totally?

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. ...Read more

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What are ways to stop cheek biting?

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. ...Read more

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What causes inside cheek biting at nite?

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. ...Read more