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What can be the cause of mouth breathing?

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Many possibilities

Some common causes of mouth breathing are: allergies, enlarged tonsils and adenoids, blockage of the sinuses or nose from polyps, a deviated septum, congestion from an infection and sleep apnea.
There are certainly other possibilities that can only be determined by a proper examination.

In brief: Many possibilities

Some common causes of mouth breathing are: allergies, enlarged tonsils and adenoids, blockage of the sinuses or nose from polyps, a deviated septum, congestion from an infection and sleep apnea.
There are certainly other possibilities that can only be determined by a proper examination.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry

In brief: Sinus problems

I would get a full exam of your sinuses and find out if you can improve your breathing through your nose! perhaps there are allergies that are complicating your breathing or a deviated septum!

In brief: Sinus problems

I would get a full exam of your sinuses and find out if you can improve your breathing through your nose! perhaps there are allergies that are complicating your breathing or a deviated septum!
Dr. Michael Green
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