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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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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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What could a high, arched palate be a sign of other than marfan's syndrome?

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 high arched palate cause snoring?

Yes: Sine the roof of your mouth is the floor of your nose. High palatal arch cause narrow the airway and breathing from nose. ...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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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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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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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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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