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Does having deep overbite affect your breathing?

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In brief: Possibly

Many factors can cause this problem, including a high "vault" and a constricted maxillary arch, which can affect your nasal passages.
Have yourself evaluated by a dentist to determine if orthodontics can help you.

In brief: Possibly

Many factors can cause this problem, including a high "vault" and a constricted maxillary arch, which can affect your nasal passages.
Have yourself evaluated by a dentist to determine if orthodontics can help you.
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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can

A deep overbite can contribute to a blocked airway in some circumstances.
If that is the case, positioning the mandible forward and opening the bite with a dental appliance can be helpful.A thorough evaluation by a dentist experienced in this area is essential.

In brief: It can

A deep overbite can contribute to a blocked airway in some circumstances.
If that is the case, positioning the mandible forward and opening the bite with a dental appliance can be helpful.A thorough evaluation by a dentist experienced in this area is essential.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Not of and by itself

your overbite, however, may be indicative of a more complex malocclusion.
Overbite often seen with high narrow palatial vault. Overbite often seen with recessive lower jaw. Both will compromise airway. Occlusion, jaw relationships, airway, may require collaborative treatment by both Orthodontist and Oral Surgeon. Go find out.

In brief: Not of and by itself

your overbite, however, may be indicative of a more complex malocclusion.
Overbite often seen with high narrow palatial vault. Overbite often seen with recessive lower jaw. Both will compromise airway. Occlusion, jaw relationships, airway, may require collaborative treatment by both Orthodontist and Oral Surgeon. Go find out.
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