roof of the mouth

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Synonyms for roof of the mouth

the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities

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The problem can range from a small notch in the lip to a groove that runs into the roof of the mouth and the nose.
Symptoms include acute sore throat, inability to swallow saliva resulting in dribbling, swelling in the neck (caused by the abscess spreading to the roof of the mouth (soft palate).
A cleft lip is a hole in the lip that has caused the lip to not fully form, and a cleft palate is a hole in the roof of the mouth.
The tongue traps the water against the ridged roof of the mouth.
BMS affects nearly 5 percent of Americans and causes a constant burning sensation, most commonly on the top of the tongue, lower lip, and roof of the mouth.
When Mrs Hind and her husband arrived they found Mrs Blowers had suffered burns to her bottom lip, gums and roof of the mouth and noticed she had been sick.
OraMoist adheres to the roof of the mouth or inside the cheek and dissolves, releasing ingredients that help increase saliva production and moisten the mouth for several hours.
About one in 600 babies is born with cleft palate, in which the two sides of the roof of the mouth do not fuse properly.
The entire tumour was excised and the floor of the nose and the roof of the mouth were reconstructed," Dr Raina said.
About half of infants with diastrophic dysplasia are born with an opening in the roof of the mouth (a cleft palate).
Courtney has shoulder-length blonde hair and brown eyes, while baby Clio has brown eyes and suffers from a cleft-palate, a condition where the roof of the mouth is not joined properly.
Ice cream or ice pops on the roof of the mouth on a hot day may signal the sphenopalatine (SFEE-noh-pal-uh-tine) nerve to widen blood vessels in the head to keep the brain warm.
a wind teacher may say to allow the tongue to lightly make contact with the roof of the mouth for the attack, while supporting with the breath all the way through the note and then for the release you must .
When the snake brings its tongue back into its mouth, these particles get transferred to two pits called olfactory (related to smell) organs, which are located at the roof of the mouth.
The minimally invasive "Pillar" Procedure involves placing three small implants in the patient's soft palate located at the back of the roof of the mouth.