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11 Mar

Pallet indent
Hi Doc. I noticed some 2 years back I have a massive indent in the pallet at the top of my mouth, near the front on the one side. It's almost like someone took a sharp object and pressed into it and it stayed. I can fell a few 'scratches' going back towards my throat on the same side. I don't have any pain. Is this something to be concerned about?
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Oral health expert

12 Mar

It is better to have it checked out. It could be loss of bone, or something with the palatal tissue- however it needs to be visually assessed and maybe some investigations done.
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