A 31-year-old member asked:
is a high palate mouth normal?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Steven Reubel answered
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
I can be: The palate can appear flat to a very high vault in normal conditions. Your dentist should be able to tel if it is normal.
Answered on Mar 22, 2015
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
52 years experience Orthodontics
Palatal anatomy: The shape of your palate is genetically determined. It can be altered via pernicious habits, such as digit sucking, chronic sinusitis, enlarged t;a, etc. See an orthodontist to determine if your upper jaw width matches your lower jaw width. If not, rx may be in order.
Answered on May 31, 2017
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