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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What is best and least expensive to remove/soften lines around mouth ? Laser treatment or fillers or something else ? Time of recovery for both? I have never been a smoker. They make me look bitter and sad.

What is best and least expensive to remove/soften  lines around mouth ? Laser treatment or fillers or something else ? Time of recovery for both? I have never been a smoker. They make me look bitter and sad.

Skin : Skin fillers such as juvederm, Radiesse and Restylane (dermal fillers) are the mainstay products that most cosmetic surgeons are using these days to rejuvenate the area around the mouth. Dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion) is a surgical alternative but much more invasive. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment for reducing fine lines? I beginning to notice some fine lines around my mouth. They are really most visible when my lipstick bleeds into them. I feel like they make me look a lot older. I am looking i

Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment  for reducing fine lines? I beginning to notice some fine lines around my mouth. They are really most visible when my lipstick bleeds into them. I feel like they make me look a lot older. I am looking i

There : There are a few options when it comes to treating fine lines around the lips like you describe: 1. Injectible skin filler: a filler such as Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm can be injected in the skin in the area where the lines are to improve volume loss that may be occurring there. This volume loss is a common component to what is leading to the fine lines to begin with. 2. Skin resurfacing: treatments such as a chemical peel, laser resurfacing or dermabrasion can be done to the skin. The idea with this treatment is to remove some of the outer layers of skin to then have a new, fresher layer reform in its place. ...Read more

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I have had an eating disorder for 28 years. I am 39 . I have deep lines around my nose and mouth weight gain isn't helping. I can't afford fillers.

I have had an eating disorder for 28 years. I am 39 . I have deep lines around my nose and mouth weight gain isn't helping. I can't afford fillers.

More info: You didn't say how tall you are and how much you weigh. Are you really a normal weight? If not, the lines are a sign of that. The lines could be from excessive sun exposure. If so, that's not reversible but a dermatologist might help. But as a psychiatrist I have to go back to the basic issue: are you still restricting your diet and maintaining a subnormal weight to fight anxiety? ...Read more

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How to fix mouth rot?

How to fix mouth rot?

Please start: with thorough dental evaluation. Your dentist can refer as indicated. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth ?

Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic. ...Read more

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How can I get a wider mouth?

A palete expander: We use these sometimes as part over overall orthodontic treatment. ...Read more