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What Is A Vaulted Palate
Roof of mouth: Vaulted palate is an anatomical description for a high arch in the roof of the mouth. Severe cases diagnosed in children have been associated with a multitude of future problems ranging from crowded teeth to problems with speech, chewing and even sleep apnea. If you suspect an issue, consult with your dentist and find out! ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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