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How to correct asymmetrical swallowing?  

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I almost always swallow on the right side (the posterior tongue pushes up on the right side of the soft palate) and I think this is one of the reasons why the right side of my face is more developed. It takes a lot of conscious effort and repositioning of the tongue to direct a swallow to the left (turning my head to the left helps with this). Anyone have tips on achieving a more symmetrical swallow?
This topic was modified 3 days ago 2 times by paradise
Posted : 08/12/2018 1:15 am
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I had the same issue and I think this is due to one side of your palate being wider than the other. You just have to expand your inter molar width to fix this asymmetry. I recommend tongue chewing. I do not actually use gum to do it, but I simulate the same actions.

Posted : 08/12/2018 3:19 am


As you undergo correction in the near future, please consider keeping records for your own sake and for others. Pictures of dental impressions, scans, medical reports reports can be very helpful even with all personally identifying information blocked out.

Your input could help many, many people

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