Do you bite your nails, chew gum nonstop or have other compulsive biting and chewing habits? If so, you may be causing detrimental consequences to your oral health. Here are the most common adverse effects listed by dental professionals at Rutgers Health University Dental Associates .
Bleeding, swelling and discomfort in the gums or other areas of the mouth are all warning signs that your oral health needs attention. Many serious conditions can develop if your pain is ignored, such as gum disease, tooth loss and more.