Oral submucous fibrosis
I am suffering from oral submucous fibrosis. Sometimes I smoke and drink while socialising. How detrimental it's is for my condition. At present my mouth opening is 33 mm.
Doctor Answers (1) on Oral submucous fibrosis
The average Indian male has a mouth opening of 80 to 90 mm. Oral submucus fibrosis is a common problem in patients chewing tobacco, zarda etc. Your limited mouth opening can cause not only inconvenience in eating but will also limit your ability to maintain oral hygiene. I suggest you take advise from your dentist and start treatment if needed.
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