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How to stop this cheek-biting habit i've had for years?

How to stop this cheek-biting habit i've had for years?

Just stop: There is no magic trick.. It is a habit you have developed and every-time you catch yourself biting your cheek you just have to stop... It will take a month to see a change but with persistence you can stop. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Cheek Biting (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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How can I stop lip and cheek biting?

How can I stop lip and cheek biting?

Sounds Like: A habit that you have formed and like nail biting most likely is an unconscious habit. You will need to be patient to change this behavior. This will take 6 wks and you will have to be diligent and pay attention to the times and conditions that cause you to bite lips/cheeks. Changing those conditions, being aware will work. If not see your md/behavioral psychologist. ...Read more

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Cheek biting effect inside of mouth?

Cheek biting effect inside of mouth?

Scarring: Chronic cheek biting will lead to a callous or scar effect on the cheek. It may feel like a little soft lump and may have a whitish discoloration. It has no permanent dysfunction that I am aware of. ...Read more

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I have a perpetual cheek-biting habit. I can feel the scars from it. Also, i'm working on quitting snus use. Will the mouth tissue repair itself?

I have a perpetual cheek-biting habit.  I can feel the scars from it.  Also, i'm working on quitting snus use.  Will the mouth tissue repair itself?

Yes it well : Heal evantually , as long as you quit both biting and snuf use, if biting your cheeks accompanied by teeth grinding, then night gaurds may be needed ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cheek biting?

What is the definition or description of: Cheek biting?

Cheek Biting: 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. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes inside cheek biting habit to form?

Please tell me what causes inside cheek biting habit to form?

Cheek biting habit: Bite being off, ill fitting dentures, missing teeth can lead to biting your cheek. If you are asking about having a habit, like you catch yourself chewing on the inside of your cheek or pulling off a little of the inner "skin" of the cheek and chewing the piece, which many people do, some causes of that could be boredom, stress, self satisfaction from chewing something which sounds primal. ...Read more

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How to stop cheek biting asleep?

CHEEK BITING: The dentist will put a dental guard to keep you from grinding teeth while asleep so you can not bite your cheek. ...Read more

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What to do if I am just wondering if cheek biting can cause cancer?

What to do if I am just wondering if cheek biting can cause cancer?

See Oral Surgeon: See the oral surgeon for evaluation. Typically this is not an issue, but it is not good to continue with this habit. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you stop nail biting, cheek biting etc.?

How can you stop nail biting, cheek biting etc.?

Breaking habits:: 1. Awareness 2. Desire to break habit 3. Effort and patience 4. Practice 5. Practice 6. Practice 7. Practice 8. Practice 9. Practice 10. Congratulations! here's an interesting article on habits and how to break them: http://www.Askmen.Com/entertainment/better_look_3800/3860_how-to-break-habits.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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