What is an oral commissure?
Oral commissures are the corner points of the mouth, where the upper and lower lips meet.
How do you lift an oral commissure?
Where exactly should you inject the oral commissure?
It is important that the first injection be injected lateral to the patient's mouth, as close as possible to the corners of the mouth.
What is the most effective injection technique for oral commissures?
A technique called cross-hatching is particularly effective when it comes to injection treatment for oral commissures. The surgeon injects a needle in a linear fashion, and is used when there is a relatively large area of the mouth that needs correcting.
What are the main symptoms of cracked lips?
There are many symptoms of a cracked lip. The main one is dry, red, and painful cracks on the side of the mouth. This makes eating and talking rather difficult.
What are the main causes of cracked lips?
Cracked lips develop due to inflammation which is caused by the collection of saliva around the mouth.
Which specialist treats oral commissures?
Dermatologists specialise in the treatment of oral commissures.11-13-2012 06-13-2023