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Question
Posted by: rene | 2004/09/23

Q.

Overbite

I'm having quite a big overbite. Can this cause me headaches during night time, seeing that I have a night plate for my upper teeth. I'm also having a jaw that does not seems to be straight is there any help for me

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Rene,

I suggest you see an orthodintist. The headaches could be a result of the overbite but it also depends on the positioning of the other teeth and the bite. You say your jaw is not "straight", this could be another reason for the headaches if extra pressure is being put on your joints.

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