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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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
NO: No. Everyone is different.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Don't worry. High arched palate is a normal finding and is not a speech or eating problems.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Personal differences: A high or "vaulted" palate is not uncommon. It is not ideal though, and can be associated with airway issues, and and dental/orthodontic bite proble ... Read More
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A 44-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
Not bad: The high palate often narrows the palate. The orthodontist will usually try to widen the palate if the high palate affects how the teeth fit together.
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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 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.

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