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Can breathing though mouth damage teeth?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Dentistry
9 doctors agree
In brief: Indirectly
Although mouthbreathing is not traumatic to teeth, the resultant over-drying of the oral cavity will reduce tha saliva's ability to buffer acid formation in the mouth.
This will make teeth more succeptible to cavities.

In brief: Indirectly
Although mouthbreathing is not traumatic to teeth, the resultant over-drying of the oral cavity will reduce tha saliva's ability to buffer acid formation in the mouth.
This will make teeth more succeptible to cavities.
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: MOUTH BREATHING
I dont think mouth breathers damage their teeth.
They have dry mouth but then they gargle to get rid of the bacteria

In brief: MOUTH BREATHING
I dont think mouth breathers damage their teeth.
They have dry mouth but then they gargle to get rid of the bacteria
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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