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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
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
My mouth is painful, when i chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?
Bite on something: Else, like a pillow.Get a more detailed answer ›
Often my lips are chapped and i find myself bitting the skin off along with bits of my inner mouth. What do i do to get healthy lips & stop biting?
Chap stick: Liberal use of ChapStick or any other lip moisturizer should take care o the problem. ...Read more
Can't stop biting inside of lips mouth guard too big to wear at work call center would Invisalign help me stop? it's anxiety and am on meds
Probably not: Discuss your problem with your Dentist oran Orthodontist. There are many barrier alliances that may be effective, but Invisalign will not prevent lip biting. Important to address the cause of your problem. Seek care from mental health practitioner, particularly a behavior therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wear a nigthguard: If you can wear a nightguard during the day, and night it will prevent you from clenching your back teeth. This is usually due to stress. You can try some relaxation exercises, positioning your tongue in the roof of your mouth, and leaving a 2-3mm space between your top and bottom teeth. Feel free to send us an e-mail at info@auroraorthoperio.Com and we will be happy to provide more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gums are receeding, I have trauma, front tooth grinding, my molars are shifting inwards, I have clenching and grindingteeth, soreness in mouth area, biting cheek, and trouble chewing. What should I do?
Major problems: The health of the TMJ can affect one's entire health and immune system. The teeth, muscles and the jaw joints function as a triad to insure proper chewing, speaking, and other movements that we take for granted, when you have chronic TMJ dysfunction (tmd) the symptoms can develop into headaches, facial and ear pain, and facial discomfort. You may need meds, pt or mouthpiece or all. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Bad habit: Whether it is cheek and/or lip biting (like you) or nail biting, hair twirling, or any other habit, people often do these things initially to relieve stress. After a while they can "take a life of their own" and become a habit. Bad habits are hard to break and some people find professional counseling helpful in developing strategies to break a habit. ...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.
Need Evaluation: One of the associated risks with removal of lower wisdom teeth is altered sensation of the areas supplied by the inferior alveolar nerve. The sensations can range from tingling, pins and needles to numbness of parts of the lower jaw, chin, and tongue. If you are still experiencing numbness in the jaw and chin, you should return to your dentist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Around 4 weeks ago I broke up with my boyfriend. I was quite anxious - not eating or sleeping well and I started biting my bottom lip - not hard - just holding it with my top teeth. I now have a blister (not a cold sore) that wont heal?
History?: Has this happened before. If no resolution, I recommend a dental visit to determine the source and diagnosis for treatment. ...Read more
Depends: Sometimes it can be medication side effects and sometimes it can be benign tremors (shaking) and sometimes we do not know. ...Read more
Seek dental consult: Cheek biting could indicate a lack of a stable, repeatable chewing motion, which often can be related to bite problems including crossbites and premature tooth interferences. Repeated traumatic injuries to the lining of the cheek can lead to more serious problems. It is prudent to consult a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Is it true biting your cheeks cause mouth cancer? I do it on accident couple times when chewing gums because of my.Back molars
No.: Mouth cancer is caused most by alcohol and tobacco use, including smoking and chewing/smokeless tobacco. This usually presents by 50 years of age, and in the form of non-healing ulcers that can be painful. Teenagers might get it if they are particularly susceptable and do a lot of smoking, drinking alcohol, and chewing tobacco. Biting your cheeks should be discouraged, but it does not do this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Conscious effort: No miracles or making potions here. It requires a conscious effort. It's nothing more than a bad habit. Stress and anxiety can be a strong contributing factor. Try to reduce your stress and if necessary and if it's too overwhelming for you to handle, consult with a therapist. ...Read more
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