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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Dental and Oral Health (Children)
What causes a child to constantly chew the inside of his mouth and how can do you get him to stop?
Some children develop a habit of sucking or biting the soft tissues in their mouths. Treatment depends on the severity of the problem and the child's age. Have your child examined by a pediatric dentist. He or she will diagnose the problem and work with you to develop a plan to resolve it.
Dennis J McTigue, DDS
Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University