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I have high arched palate. Due to this I am finding difficulty in my speech if I do plastic surgery then my speech will improve or not???

I have high arched palate. Due to this I am finding difficulty in my speech if I do plastic surgery then my speech will improve or not???

Speech therapy: A high, arched palate means that some sounds, particularly those involving precise contact between the tongue and the palate - N. The speech therapy will result in improved speech. You also can talk to an orthodontist. Surgery is a last resort. Good luck. ...Read more

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


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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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My 4 years old son has high arched palate. He still Uses bottle feeder. What should I do. Please suggest?

My 4 years old son has high arched palate. He still Uses bottle feeder. What should I do. Please suggest?

Pedodontist: Was your son seen by a Pedontist (Pediatric Dentist) yet? This is recommended around the age of one. Regardless you son should be examined and you counselled not only for Orthodontic considerations but also for general oral hygiene and cavity prevention. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my baby has high arched palate. My pedia said that it would be alright.?

High arched palate: Unless there is another issue, I would agree with your pediatrician and not be concerned about it. In itself, it is not problematic at this time (and perhaps never). When your child is about 1 year old (or when he\she starts to get teeth), see a dentist for the first check-up. This should be done for all children. Later on you may be referred to an orthodontist to evaluate teeth\jaw development. ...Read more

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Does high arched palate cause snoring?

Does high arched palate cause snoring?

Snoring: Many causes. Can be from growths on turbinates in nose or more simply from the relaxation of the soft palate blocking the airway. See your ent. ...Read more

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Can my cheeks be sunken in due to a high arched palate?

Can my cheeks be sunken in due to a high arched palate?

Not related: See a dermatologist for consultation and conservative treatment options. ...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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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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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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Does having a high arched palate mean I have eds or some kind of other disease?

Does having a high arched palate mean I have eds or some kind of other disease?

No: It is simply the way your palate formed based on your genetics. Palates come in all sizes and shapes. Not to worry. ...Read more

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Will high arched palate influence orthognathic surgery result?

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Of course: The high arched palate is always taken into account during the planning phase and surgical phase for orthognathic surgery. ...Read more

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High arched palate - will it influence orthognathic surgery result?

High arched palate - will it influence orthognathic surgery result?

Not usually.: The high arched palate is taken into account during the planning phase of orthognathic surgery. If it is early in the orthodontic and surgery planning, the palate can be expanded with appliances or even a primary surgery to widen the palate. If not then the upper jaw (maxillary) may require sectioning in a few pieces to widen it and correct any width discrepencies. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between a high arched palate and heart?

What is the relationship between a high arched palate and heart?

Maybe: The only thing I am aware of is that people with a high arch are more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea and sleep apnea can lead to heart disease. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Arched palate?

Anatomic variation: The roof of the mouth is naturally an arch shape. The arch can vary from broad and flat to high and narrow. Ask your dentist to evaluate your arch form. ...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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What does it mean when you have arched high palate?

What does it mean when you have arched high palate?

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. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a high arched and semi normal narrow palate?

Nothng: Nothing to do. We can expand the arch but that will do little or nothing to correct the high palate.Bone/connective tissue grating maybe possible, but this will diminish your sense of smell/taste. ...Read more

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Hey I have had high arching brows, high cheekbones and really high hard palate. Genetic?

It is not a syndrome: There is no specific relationship between high brows, high arched palate and prominent cheek bones. It is "genetic" in that you were born this way, but is is not "syndromic", meaning, there is probably nothing wrong or abnormal. ...Read more

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Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Occult spina bifida, high arches and palate, pectus, tall, spont retinal tear. What does all this mean genetically?

Possibility: I'm not quite sure what you're asking, but you can glean some information from: www. Cdc. Gov/ncbddd/spinabifida/facts. Html
I hope this helps you. ...Read more

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Could a very thick soft palate that is arched cause pooling of mucus? What is best to make the palate thinner and move mucus. I've tried most evrythng

See ENT: UPPP surgery or Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a procedure that removes excess tissue in the throat to make the airway wider and usually performed for an obstructive sleep apnea. Before considering surgery, you should see ENT for definitive diagnosis and risks and benfits explanation. ...Read more

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Tiny flesh colored bumps on soft palate and around the arch near the uvula I can feel them with my tongue no pain no discomfort are these normal?

See your physician: There are many potential causes for colored bumps on soft palate. It can be sign of harmless or serious conditions, depending on its nature. See your physician for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Could a palate expander cause speech problems?

Temporarily: A palatal expander will sit on/near the roof of the mouth while being utilized. During that period of time the patient may have a slight difficulty enunciating certain sounds. There should be no long term problems. ...Read more

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My child has a cleft palate. Will she need speech therapy?

My child has a cleft palate. Will she need speech therapy?

Cleft speech therapy: Most, but not all, children with a surgically repaired cleft palate will need some speech therapy. A smaller number will need a second operation plus speech therapy to achieve normal speech. The goal is to have normal speech before starting first grade. ...Read more

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My two month old has a mild soft cleft palate. Will she have speech difficulties later in life? She will most likely have surgery at one year

My two month old has a mild soft cleft palate. Will she have speech difficulties later in life? She will most likely have surgery at one year

Need team: Children w clefts are best treated by a cleft palate team consisting of nutritionist, orthodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, pediatric dentist, pediatrician, speed pathologist, social worker, ent, and other specialties as required. Often centered in children's hospitals, these teams have brought order and stability to treating children with clefts. ...Read more

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Does anyone have speech therapy for a cleft lip and palate?

Lip no, palate yes: Generally isolated cleft lip patients do not require speech therapy and, generally, patients with cleft palate do as this affects normal speech development. These problems are generally handled in multispecialty clinics with many disciplines working together: plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, speech therapists, orthodontists, etc. ...Read more

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I do not understand why my hard palate is so high?

Variant of normal: A high arched palate is a variant of normal anatomy. If your speech is normal and you are not having any functional problems with your dental arch, then it's just one of those things. Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Arched Palate (Definition)

The roof of the mouth is naturally an arch shape. The arch can vary from broad and flat to high and narrow. Ask your dentist to ...Read more