We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in San Antonio, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year and it’s not uncommon to see lips that suffer from annoying, painful cracks. Here at the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS we are very much attuned the oral health needs of San Antonio, so here are a few tips from San Antonio about how to keep your lips healthy, kissable, and free to eat and drink whatever you crave!
Do You Have Chapped or Cracked Lips?
If you have dry lips that are chapped, peeling, and/or cracked, you probably already know about it. However, here are some telltale signs:
How to Get Rid of Cracked Lips
Dry, chapped, and cracked lips can be caused environmental factors, such as climate change, sun damage, and wind exposure. Cracked lips can also be the result of skin disorders, side effects, and allergic reactions. Serious conditions such as Sjorgen’s Syndrome, diabetes, STI’s may also cause chronic dry lip problems.
If you are a San Antonio resident that is unaffected by the any of that stuff but still have chapped lips, it may due to dehydration, regular contact with lips from smoking, chewing, etc., spicy food, or poorly-fitted dental appliances.
Here are some tips Dr. Holly Lane for healing your cracked lips:
Call the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS to schedule an appointment today!
14400 Jones Maltsberger Rd. Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78247
At the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS, we believe making quality dental care convenient is important in keeping our patients' smiles happy and healthy. We work with you to find an appointment time that fits into your schedule.
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