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Why does it seem my overbite is getting worse? I grind at night
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Growth
Jaw develops for years sometimes after you have finished growing.
Grinding can affect your TMJ joint making this worse.

In brief: Growth
Jaw develops for years sometimes after you have finished growing.
Grinding can affect your TMJ joint making this worse.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: It probably is
Bones that support teeth change constantly.
Overbite will worsen if you have an untreated malocclusion, if you had treatment and didn't wear retainers exactly as directed, or if you grind your teeth and don't wear a night guard. Before it gets out of hand go see a qualified orthodontic specialist. You'll be very glad that you did.

In brief: It probably is
Bones that support teeth change constantly.
Overbite will worsen if you have an untreated malocclusion, if you had treatment and didn't wear retainers exactly as directed, or if you grind your teeth and don't wear a night guard. Before it gets out of hand go see a qualified orthodontic specialist. You'll be very glad that you did.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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