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Old 06-12-2008, 11:24 PM   #1
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Do you chew your food on the left or the right side of your mouth?

Just wondering if others are used to chewing their food on one side of their mouth as opposed to the other, or are you equally balanced?
I noticed that I am used to chewing my food in the left side of my mouth, so I recently made a concious effort to chew on the right. It seemed as though the food tasted different.


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Old 06-13-2008, 04:08 AM   #2
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That's something you don't really think about until you've had or need a trip to the dentist...or you did the worst thing you could possibly do to the inside of your mouth: bite part of it. In a valiant effort to protect that area, people usually try chewing on the other side. Unfortunately, all that swelling makes biting the same area again almost impossible to escape.

I think I chew fairly evenly on both sides. If I spend overmuch time thinking about it the next time I chew on something, I'm sure to bite something other than the food.

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Old 06-13-2008, 07:13 AM   #3
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i chew on my right.
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:30 AM   #4
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Old 06-13-2008, 08:04 AM   #5
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i chomp down and then go into a roll, over and over until a chunk tears off, then i toss it back down my throat.
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Old 06-13-2008, 08:25 AM   #6
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I chew on the left side. I bite myself if I try the right. As far as balance goes...i have been told that I am unbalanced. Hmmmmmmm wonder what they are trying to say...?...
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Old 06-13-2008, 10:41 AM   #7
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I chew on my left side. I don't chew on my right anymore because I've flattened my molars from grinding my teeth in my sleep through college... kinda funny but not really.. lol.. as my gums have receded a bit on my top molars on the right side and they are very sensitive. I have a mouth guard but I haven't been grinding lately.
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Old 06-13-2008, 11:26 AM   #8
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Old 06-13-2008, 11:36 AM   #9
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I chew in a sitting position. Chewing while on one side or the other is not comfortable.
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Old 06-13-2008, 11:38 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Andy M. View Post
I chew in a sitting position. Chewing while on one side or the other is not comfortable.

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