Is My Bite Off?

The classic emergency scenario for a bite problem is that the patient is having pain while chewing or touching his teeth together without any sensitivity to hot food or liquids.  The patient might also say they are biting too much on one side.  Unfortunately, from a diagnostic point of view,  most bite problems have not reached the level of symptoms or the symptoms are not associated with the bite by the patient so they are much harder to identify.

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