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My younger sister keeps biting her lips and even after many efforts, she has not stopped it. It has even resulted in the inflammation of her lips. Please suggest what to do. Thank you.
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Visit a good orthodontist near you for stoppage of habit. Else it would cause malocclusion of teeth.. That would be more difficult to treat
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Lip biting happens commonly when the upper teeth are forwardly placed as compared to lower ones. This may be due to several factors which need to be examined by a dentist. Visit a Dentist. A Habit breaking appliance a type of orthodontic treatment in combination with fixed orthodontic treatment may be done which will result in cessation of lip biting and improve the facial profile as well. Take care and do not worry.
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I wish you had specified how old she is. At any rate she may need a habit breaking appliance.
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Lip biting is a habit which is usually seen in young children. It is stress related most of the times. The ideal approach is to consult a pediatric dentist for the same. Combination of counselling and a habit breaking appliance (mouth gaurd) will solve the problem. Good luck.
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Sir u should visit a paedodontist or an orthodontist for the problem A habit breaking appliance will be required for her
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