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Cleft Lip And Palate Opening In The Roof Of The Mouth
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
When our mouth is closed from uvula till epiglottis does our upper palate touches the lower palate or any skin of upper palate touches the lower palat?
Varies: Since people have sometimes quite variable anatomy, an index called the Mallampati score helps quantify pharygeal space. A rating of class III or IV is predictive of difficulty being intubated as well as tendency for sleep apnea. The lower classes probably will not contribute as much to airway occlusion but the higher classes suggest vigilance for issues relating to the airway being blocked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a small wart looking growth on the roof of the mouth, and the mouth bleeds when brushing teeth from the roof area?
Many things...: An inflamed palate could be a sign of many things, most of which are not a worry. Believe it or not, the largest reason i see inflamed palates is a pizza burn. Eating hot pizza, the cheese burns the roof of the mouth and can be quite painful for a few days. If it persists, see a dmd/dds. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Preventive and relat: Lip, palate, teeth , gum are related as they are developmentally close to each other.Thats why often there may be problem with the growth of the reeth in cleft lip/cleft palate babies.Moreover, these children needs help from the begining to identify the problems with the teeth and treat it.So, in every cleft lip/cleft palate there is a pedodentist and or dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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Are the palates part of the skull? If too much force is exerted to the palate during the dental procedure, can the palate crack along the midline?
Remove it: If it continues to bother you, remove it. You may have an allergy/reaction to the jewelry. ...Read more
Cancer risks: Smoking and drinking alcohol are known to be oral cancer risks. In over 40 years of dental practice I have never seen cheek biting lead to cancer. Combining risks (smoking and cheek biting) together may increase the risk. Why take a chance with your life, stop smoking before it's too late. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?
Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infection or inlammation(can be a virus infection). If it is painless then you should show it to your doctor unless it startes getting better within the next 7-10 days.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause the jaw joint in the inside of your mouth from where your mouth opens and closes to hurt?
TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Benign click is not considered a pathology. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options if needed. They are the expert in this field. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the causes of canker sores in your mouth on your cheeks and on the tip and sides of your tongue?
Canker sores: The cause of canker sores is not well understood. It often occurs during times of stress in areas that get irritated from toothbrush, food or sharp tooth. Make sure what you have are canker sores. See a dentist just to make sure if you get them often or they do not go away in 10-14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a painless bump on the upper outside gum near the left canine and the lower gum near the molar teeth?
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