A 19-year-old male asked:
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why is it then when i swallow with my tongue touching the roof of my mouth, salvia makes no noise going down. but, when i swallow with my tongue resting touching my bottom teeth, i can feel like something hard when i swallow. normal?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Normal: Your tongue is supposed to rise to the roof of your mouth to push food/saliva back and down. Have no idea what's happening when you force your tongue down when swallowing. Have your General Dentist and General Physician examine you at your next regular check-up.
Answered on Oct 19, 2019
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