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Could a palate expander cause speech problems?

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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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Can open mouth breathing cause facial pain problems?

Can open mouth breathing cause facial pain problems?

Yes: Any "unnatural" position, including leaving the mouth open for too long or too wide can lead to tmd and facial pain. I would see a dentist or ENT if it continues. ...Read more

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Can my throat problems, ear problems, and wisdom teeth problems be related?

Can my throat problems, ear problems, and wisdom teeth problems be related?

Very common: Infected wisdom tooth may cause pain in the back part of the jaw, ear pain, sore throat or pain and swelling in the side of the face. ...Read more

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Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Possibly: I use lip balm to prevent blisters as i seem to have a virus that goes nuts with a cracked lip after sun exposure. One can be allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the balm. ...Read more

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Can a lip biting habit lead to permanent lip scarring?

Can a lip biting habit lead to permanent lip scarring?

Can cause cysts: The most common problem that we see in lip biters is the formation of something called mucoceles. These are little mucus filled cysts that occur in lips and have to be removed surgically. ...Read more

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Does a cleft lip or cleft palate cause problems for a child?

Does a cleft lip or cleft palate cause problems for a child?

Feeding, then speech: Cleft lip is usually just an appearance issue, but cleft palate can result in early problems feeding, and later with speech. Other problems with teeth, etc can also arise. ...Read more

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Can?Tmj cause biting problems and malocclusion?

Can?Tmj cause biting problems and malocclusion?

Yes: Although often it's the other way around, with malocclusion causing or contributing to TMJ problems. They go hand in hand. Resolution of malocclusion often diminishes or eliminates TMJ symptoms. Please have an orthodontist check your occlusion and your tmj. ...Read more

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Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Do sinus problems cause bump on roof of mouth?

Not really: Is the bump hard or soft? If soft, it may be an infection from a non-vital tooth. If hard, it may be a torus. Either way, it needs to be examined to determine the cause and to have it treated, if necessary. See a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more

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What are common lip problems?

What are common lip problems?

Chapped : Chapped leps are very common, everyone should use a good chap stick with as much spf as possible year round. ...Read more

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Can tmj+frequent lip/inside lip biting habit cause slight tingling in lips? No other symptoms, just mild lip tingling off and on.

Irrelevant: Lip-biting syndrome is a chronic anxiety disorder and has nothing to do with TMJ disorder. See your PCP for consultation and treatment to relieve anxiety or stress. ...Read more

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What causes cleft lips and cleft palates?

Embryo failure: During the embryonic stage there is a failure of closure of suture lines. ...Read more

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Could bad teeth cause speech problems?

Could bad teeth cause speech problems?

Of course: Teeth misalignment or teeth that do not have the proper normal bite is one of the many causes of speech impediments. See your orthodontist and speech therapist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can problem with upper molar cause problems with parotid duct

Can problem with upper molar cause problems with parotid duct

Yes: The parotid duct enters the mouth adjacent to the upper first or second molar teeth. Infection in these teeth can cause swelling, redness and pain of the duct orifice and a dry mouth. See your dentist if this persists! ...Read more

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Can dry mouth cause tongue and lip tingling.

Can dry mouth cause tongue and lip tingling.

Possibly: A dry mouth can cause many things. Multiple medications are a common source . There are salivary substitutes on the market to try and see if they help. ...Read more

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Can babies sucking two fingers cause any dental problems?

Can babies sucking two fingers cause any dental problems?

Yes: If they continue to suck their fingers after age 4 or 5 they can move the teeth. Thumb sucking is a bigger problem imo. ...Read more

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Can tooth problems cause persistent itching?

Can tooth problems cause persistent itching?

Itching: The location of the itching is the first question. But a tooth problem would not likely result in itching. ...Read more

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