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Smokers often have a green furry tongue and a condition known as 'smokers' palate' where the roof of the mouth is very pale in colour
SNORING is caused by the vibration of parts of the nose and throat, especially the soft palate in the roof of the mouth, during sleep.
The optical fiber lit up the eyeballs through the roof of the mouth using a strong light--making the head glow red.
Doctors who specialize in the care of the brain and nervous system think this kind of headache might be related to the effect of cold on the nerves of the roof of the mouth.
The Pillar system consists of three inserts made of woven polyester yarn, each less than an inch long, which are inserted into the soft palate on the roof of the mouth to support and stiffen the palate tissue.
It's called Arachibutyrophobia - the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
It's also associated with snoring, when the muscles of the tongue, throat and roof of the mouth relax, causing the loose tissue in the mouth to sag and vibrate - and therein lies the answer.
A person with Marfan syndrome often has a long, narrow face, and the roof of the mouth may be arched, causing the teeth to be crowded.
Mouth cancer can affect the tongue, lips, cheeks, gums, floor or roof of the mouth.
Doctors think this type of headache, sometimes called "brain freeze," may be caused by the nerves in the roof of the mouth.
The ache starts when sudden cold temperatures irritate the nerves in the back of your throat and head, and the pain is transferred through the soft palate in the roof of the mouth.
Skeletal features characteristic of the person with Marfan syndrome include: a very tall, slender, loose-jointed body with disproportionately long arms, legs and fingers, and often some scoliosis; a breastbone that protrudes (pigeon chest) or is concave; a long and narrow face, with a high roof of the mouth and crowded teeth; and an inversion of the ankles, especially the left one.