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High Arched Palate Symptoms
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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