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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
Several ways: Seeing a dentist asap is best way... But if you wanna see for comparison, and know if your palatial bony structures are normal vs. Being bumpy and c ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Palate: It depends if you are taking about the whole palate or a localized lesion. You may benefit from an examination by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
38 years experience Dentistry
Check hole in palate: It's not normal to have an actual hole in your palate. Check with your dentist or ENT to check area and possible communication with nasal area.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Anatomy: There are many normal irregularities on the surface mucosal tissues covering the boney hard palate. For example, Google rugae. But abnormal lesions a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Likely normal: The color in this area varies based on such things as thickness of tissue, blood supply, presence of a maxillary torus ( benign bony bump) , and natur ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Uvula: A soft tissue called the uvula. It is needed for pronunciation and proper phonation.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Convex palate?: I have never seen or heard of a convex palate. One can have a bony protuberance known as a torus palatinus.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variant of normal: A high arched palate is a variant of normal anatomy. If your speech is normal and you are not having any functional problems with your dental arch, th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Palate : This area in your palate will heal quickly. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods the will irritate the area. Hard crunchy food like chips can irritate th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Hanley
42 years experience Orthodontics
Torus: You may have a benign overgrowth of bone known as a torus. This looks like a knot in the roof of your mouth. Tori can also occur on your lower jaw. It ... Read More
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