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Newborn High Palate
NO: No. Everyone is different.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Normal or syndrome: A high arched palate may be a normal anatomic variant or possibly related to one of 242 syndromes that have this associated with them. These include marfans, turners, and pierre-robin. You should check with your general medical doctor to see if you may have a syndrome as the can affect other parts of your body.See 1 more doctor answer
Definition: A palate that is higher than normal.
Compromised airway: High palatial vault changes posture of lower jaw. Caused by mouth breathing. Associated with nasal obstructions and allergic rhinitis. Leads to crowded teeth, jaw closure pattern discrepancies, tmd issues, even changes in hpa axis, which is involved in physiology regulation.See 3 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: It is just an observation that someone has made, just a deviation from what is seen in the majority of the population.See 1 more doctor answer
Nothing significant: Your palate is an arch. A "high" palate is simply an observation that the arch of your palate is deep, or that it rises more than normally seen in other people. It is not anything significant.
Palatal anatomy: The shape of your palate is genetically determined. It can be altered via pernicious habits, such as digit sucking, chronic sinusitis, enlarged t;a, etc. See an orthodontist to determine if your upper jaw width matches your lower jaw width. If not, rx may be in order.See 2 more doctor answers
NO: This is simple - no.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a person with anterior crossbite have this corrected without surgery. There is a high palate and some TMJ problem on one side.?
Yes: Yes, sometimes orthodontically. Depends on degree. See a board certified orthodontist for advice.See 4 more doctor answers