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How Can I Stop Chewing On My Lip And Biting It With My Teeth
Will power: Biting the lip and cheek is a common habit that is hard to get rid of. I liken it to biting your nails because that is a bad habit that i had a hard time getting rid of. I finally realized that my nails looked bad and it was a gross habit and i willed myself to stop doing it. Notice when you are doing it..Stress related? Have friends and family point it out to you when you start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impacted vertical Wisdom teeth extraction. 3 weeks later, No dry sockets. numbness in jaw and chin. When can I expect the pain and numbness to subside? Tried of biting my lip and cheek.
Bitting lips: In general, I would normally tell a patient to actively stop biting lips by concentrating on this habit for at least two weeks ...Read more
I have a white little bump on my lower lip. I believe it appeared after biting my lip. I do however also chew tobacco but not near bumps location.
Harmless Mucocele: Usually they're not a problem and will go away on their own. If concerned see your dentist for examination and removal if needed. On a different note, chewing tobacco has associated risks of oral cancers, gum disease, tooth decay and other general health problems. Ask your PCP for help to quit. ...Read more
Can biting down clenching chewing TMJ cause premolars molars except last to turn and lean inwards. Avoid use front teeth because bonding.Roots anglein?
Biting Lips: A couple ways: 1) mind over matter. If is a conscious habit; practice different techniques that keep you from biting. Keeping your lips closed prevents the teeth from biting. 2) soft occlusal guards will help with slightly opening your bite and subsequently reducing trauma. It will provide a barrier between your teeth and lips that should prevent you from biting them especially at night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fix your occlusion: Occlusion, or the way your upper teeth occluded against the lower teeth, could be compromised (cross bite, interference, end to end) and cause lip biting during function. Go to your dentist and check your occlusion. Mucocele, a small bump due to salivary deposit into soft tissue after a minor salivary gland/duct rupture following trauma such as lip biting, can further introduce more lip biting. ...Read more
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