Read about how much force a human bite generates.
©Shutterstock, 2010 An apple is no match for the force of a human bite.
How much force a human bite generates vaires in molars and incisors. All the jaw muscles working together can close the teeth with a force as great as 55 pounds (25 kilograms) on the incisors or 200 pounds (90.7 kilograms) on the molars.
A force as great as 268 pounds (122 kilograms) for molars has been reported.
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