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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
I had a lip surgery because a car accident. Still have a lump on my left size of my mouth Surgery was in October Is anything else that can I do it?
How big is the "lump"? Is it a cosmetic issue? It is not likely to shrink much more on its own. If it is a cosmetic issue you should consult a doctor for evaluation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have a cleft lip and partial cleft pallet, had a lip surgery and need more, but my hospital doesn't know where my dental records are. What can I do?
Need more info: You need to get an appointment with an oral surgeon. The best place to get a referral is from your dentist or the local Dental Society in your county. I'm not so sure that prior dental records are essential in this case. ...Read more
Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost. ...Read more
Injection vs topical: The best and most consistent option is a hyaluronic acid filler like juvederm or restylane (dermal fillers). These are reliable., can be done in the office in about 20 minutes and last about a year or so. Seek a experienced injector to make sure you keep a balanced natural appearance. Skin medica makes a lip plumper system which is nice, and does help, but can't approach what injectables can do. ...Read more
How long does it takes 2 heal from numbness in the upper lip after lip lowering surgery knowing that it's 20 days now since I had the surgery?
Depends on technique: This will vary greatly with the technique and may return soon or never. Generally speaking byn6-9 on this you should see return of normal sensation. ...Read more
Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more
Yes: If you want white teeth try bleaching them by seeing a dentist for trays and bleaching gel. Full lips can be attained by injecting dermal fillers which should be done by a cosmetic surgeon or doctor/dentist specially trained to do this. ...Read more