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Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
Probably: But most likely by becoming an ex-smoker and allowing the chronic irritation to subside.

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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Burn or lesion ?: Did you accidently burn your palate with hot soup or pizza ? If so, it will quickly heal on it's own. You need to avoid spicy or acidic foods, and not ... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
A fallen palate?: A fallen palate means what sort of symptoms? Is the bony hard palate in the front appearing lower than it used to, years before? Is the soft palate in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Inflamed palate: The treatment for an inflamed palate depends on the cause. Did you burn it? Trauma? Virus? Exposure to substances? Typical irritations heal quickly ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
37 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Type of injury: The type of medicine depends on what caused the inflammation. Is it due to mechanical, chemical, hot liquids, abscess, etc.? Treatment varies depend ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Roof of mouth: The roof of the mouth in vertebrates having a complete separation of the oral and nasal cavities and consisting of the hard palate and the soft palate ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Why ?: Palatal expanders are cemented into place on the teeth and need to be removed by the orthodontist who placed them when the time is right. Do not attem ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Palatal expanders: There is normally some discomfort or pressure felt each time the palatal expanders are adjusted.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Radiograph: A dentist can take a radigraph of your hard palate to examine the approximation of the bones. Fusing occurs in adolescence. If you are really 42 as yo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Palatal Expanders: Pressure is placed on the teeth (and jaw) with palatal expanders and there is some initial pain\soreness\discomfort. Discuss this with your own orthod ... Read More

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