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Steven Pearlman, MD,FACS
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Is it possible to reconnect muscle fibers of the upper lip to the nasal septum?
My plastic surgeon told me after surgery that my upper lip had to be lengthened due to the shaving down of the nasal spine. He said he had to disconnect the muscle fibers of the obicularis oris muscle from the nasal base. Now mt upper lip covers my teeth and dose not function properly. Reconnecting it to the septum was his answer. Have you ever heard of this?


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There are a few ways to treat the lip/nose relationship  December 6, 2010 5:22 AM

It is difficult to specifically answer your question without a personal exam. As I stated above, there are a number of ways to improve the way the upper lip relates to the teeth.



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