What other consequences are associated with nail biting and why is it important to break this cycle?
- Bacteria from underneath the fingernails can easily enter into your digestive tract.
- You will erode protective tooth enamel over time; leading to more cavities.
- Biting your nails can cause further damage to the gums."Bacteria are then introduced into the oral cavity that wouldn’t normally be, which could harm your smile by making your mouth more acidic or even your body by contracting infections like pinworm."
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