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unusually high palate

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Dr. Peter Karsant
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NO: No. Everyone is different.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
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No: Don't worry. High arched palate is a normal finding and is not a speech or eating problems.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Not necessarily: It is just an observation that someone has made, just a deviation from what is seen in the majority of the population.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Definition: A palate that is higher than normal.

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