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Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
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Arched Palate (Overview)

A high arched palate is a clinical finding in which the roof of the mouth (palate) is elevated and more arched than normal.


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Does high arched palate cause snoring?

Does high arched palate cause snoring?

Yes: Sine the roof of your mouth is the floor of your nose. High palatal arch cause narrow the airway and breathing from nose. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Tamburrino
17 doctors shared insights

Arched Palate (Overview)

A high arched palate is a clinical finding in which the roof of the mouth (palate) is elevated and more arched than normal.


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What could a high, arched palate be a sign of other than marfan's syndrome?

Lots of things: We see high narrow palatal vaults in children with digit habits, sinus problems, enlarged t;a, and in those who inherit this shape from their parents. Seen in many syndromens. In children it's easy to fix. In adults the fix is a bit more complex. Ask your dentist to refer you to an orthodontic specialist who can evaluate how the skeletal and dental parts of your face come together and function. ...Read more

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Do I have a high arched palate?Http://tinypic.Com/view.Php?Pic=2qmkql0&s=8#.U2la8fldwhg http://i62.Tinypic.Com/169nwi8.Jpg

Do I have a high arched palate?Http://tinypic.Com/view.Php?Pic=2qmkql0&s=8#.U2la8fldwhg http://i62.Tinypic.Com/169nwi8.Jpg

2 of 3: Photographs are 2 dimensional representations of a 3 dimensional objects, and therefore of marginal value. The important thing is not whether you have anomalous anatomy, but how it "fits" and "works" with the other jaw. If thou are concerned, make an appointment with an orthodontic specialist who can talk to you about proportionality. ...Read more

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I have a 15 days old female baby with high arched palate. Pls suggest me is this will effect in her talking poer in future?Is this have any risk? How

Too early to tell: There is so much growing that your baby will do in the future that it is really impossible to tell how the palate could change in the future.. Some people have a naturally high deep palatal vault, and others not so much. I would not consider this abnormal, but recommend a pediatrician examine her if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how common is it to have an arched palate?

Very common: High-arched palate, is a minor anomaly, and is surprisingly common. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with a high arched palate. What does this mean?

I've been diagnosed with a high arched palate. What does this mean?

High arch palate: A high arched palate in isolation is not a problem. It can however occur as part of the physical manifestations of different syndromes that have other head and neck abnormalities and hearing loss. ...Read more

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Does high arched palate cause snoring?

Yes: Sine the roof of your mouth is the floor of your nose. High palatal arch cause narrow the airway and breathing from nose. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between high arched palate and cardiology?

Maybe: There is a theory that a narrow arched palate can not allow room for the tongue while sleeping which then can result in obstructive sleep apnea reducing oxygenation to the heart and brain which relates to cardiology. A sleep test would give you an answer. ...Read more

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Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more