cheek bite


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cheek bite

Trauma to or irritation of the buccal mucosa, usually caused by unintentional injury, e.g., from habitual clenching or grinding of the teeth.
See also: bite
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I get patients who complain of cheek bites almost every alternate day," says senior orthodontist, Dr Rakesh Malhotra.
Since Zilactin-B can tackle the extraordinary ulcerations that plague chemotherapy patients, it's no wonder that our product is so effective on common aphthous ulcers, cheek bites and gum sores.
Zilactin(R) is a clinically proven, non-prescription, film-forming medicated gel for all types of common mouthsores -- including aphthous ulcers (canker sores), cheek bites, denture sores and herpes labialis (cold sores and fever blisters).