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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Depends: On how bad the cross bite is. Sometimes it is so severe the the only option is to surgically advance the upper jaw (la fort fracture). Orthodontics ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Very likely: Sounds like your description may be indicative of a genetic variation in your family. Many medical schools have genetic specialists who can guide you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Arch in mouth roof: Imagine the roof of your mouth as an arch, higher in the middle than at the edges. A high palate arches up more than a lower palate allowing for more ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
40 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
High palate: A high palate refers to the shape of the roof of the mouth. It indicates that the roof is very deep. This is usually associated with a narrow palate a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably nothing.: It generally has no impact on speech or swallowing. It is a non-issue that some people make a big deal about for no good reason.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Many reasons: Missing teeth, mouth breathing and sinus problems may be contributors to high palate and midline issues.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably nothing.: It generally has no impact on speech or swallowing. It is a non-issue that some people make a big deal about for no good reason.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: A palate that is higher than normal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience Dentistry
Nothng: Nothing to do .We can expand the arch but that will do little or nothing to correct the high palate.Bone/connective tissue grating maybe possible, but ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
NO: No. Everyone is different.

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