A 20-year-old male asked:
Can sleeping positions effect the development of teeth and chin. my chin kind of changed and i don't know why.
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not likely: If you noticed a sudden change in your jaw, get it looked at ASAP to rule out any issue that may require immediate treatment. Sleep position isn't a likely cause but something else may be causing this.
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Pain Management 36 years experience
It is possible: Keeping a wrong position during sleep may cause you a mouth breathing. The mouth breathing can affect the position of your teeth, bite and structural development problems.
2.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 4, 2015
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