What Is A Chronic Cheek Biting?

April 03 00:19 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an inflammation on the inner sides of the cheek. There is a pain, redness and swelling too. It goes on from months to years till the patient feels the pain. It is increased with the intake of hot and spicy food.

What are the signs and symptoms of chronic cheek biting?

It includes the pain, redness and swelling and a problem in eating hot and spicy food.

How chronic cheek biting can be treated?

It includes that there is no specific treatment for this disorder. The cause of this disorder must be removed first. If it happens due to the improper occlusion, than the buccal cusp of upper molar teeth is grinded and the lingual cusp of molar is grinded too. It prevents the cheek to be coming in between the teeth. The inflamed area must be treated with the help of topical application of antibiotics with chlorohexidine.

How chronic cheek biting can be prevented?

It includes the process of selective grinding in which the buccal cusp of upper molar teeth is grinded and the lingual cusp of molar is grinded too.

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