Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Forum
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Questions in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery forum are answered by Dr. Michael H Kirsch and Dr. Mario Tuchman. Topics covered include teeth extractions, wisdom teeth, dental implants, bone grafting, orthognathic surgery, facial bones realignment, facial trauma repair, jaw alignment, anesthesia , jaw cyst or tumor diagnosis, reconstructive jaw surgery, temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ) and TMJ surgery.

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By UpRight
I had a lower root canal on my upper Bicuspid 2 1/2 yrs ago this cracked my crowned my dentist put a temporary on s...
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By marlae007
In Jan 2014 I had three cavities filled as preventive—I had NO pain prior to the work. I had one filled in upper ri...
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AngelaDahliaDec 18, 2013
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Dec 18, 2013
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By AngelaDahlia
Hi, I am in serious pain and in need of help please. On Tuesday of last week, I went in to get evaluated for a w...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Dec 18, 2013
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By chapo
hello, I am a male had 4 teeth extracted for orthodontic treatment when I was 14. Bicuspid I think. The braces were...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Nov 18, 2013
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By ChristianFox48
I recently had a tooth extraction on tooth #31. I developed a blood clot that currently has a whitish in color appear...
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Steffany111Oct 31, 2013
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Feb 27, 2013
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By karenr61 Blank
I had two dental implants placed in my upper right side in November, and after one week I was experience pain with th...
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By johnna74 Blank
In 2005, I had a bilateral total joint replacement of my TMJ's. Since the surgery, I've had hearing loss and visi...
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xrav82Mar 25, 2013
Fatkat68Jul 26, 2008
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Jul 19, 2008
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By Fatkat68 Blank
6 years ago I had my cheekbone smashed by a hockey ball. I have two operations to fix the side of my face but as I h...
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mememe115Jan 29, 2013
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 31, 2010
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By aussiedavid Blank
Two years ago I had augmentation of my jaw/chin done by a plastic surgeon using Hydroxyapatite. The goal was to wide...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 23, 2009
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By tabona Blank
I don't know if it is TMJ or what else. I had a filling in one of my chewing tooth for the last 7 years which was gon...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Dec 31, 2012
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By tiredandscared Blank
Hello there, I am 26 years old and I had a maxillofacial surgery almost exactly 3 years ago during which metal pla...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Jul 15, 2008
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By mary03 Blank
Hi, Hoping you can help me with something......I've been having some trouble with a tooth for the past couple of mon...
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want2keepmyjawNov 16, 2012
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By Dirikiju Blank
Hello, I am a 17 year old male entering my senior year in high school. I have had two surgeries, in April an...
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familywomanNov 05, 2012
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By LadyX19 Blank
Hello, It's been 8 days since I had wisdom teeth surgery to remove two of my right wisdom teeth. Yesterday, I had t...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 16, 2012
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By imocd Blank
Hello Doctor, I have been struggling with the following conditions for 6 months with what seems to me with no resolu...
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batman911Aug 21, 2012
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 19, 2008
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By joellen961 Blank
Hi i had a cyst removed in my upper gums last October 2007. Following surgery i had problems with pain and infection ...
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James311Aug 07, 2012
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Oct 17, 2008
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By teiko Blank
My son is 13mos. He has "low muscle tone". We do not know why. We just noticed an extra flap of skin attached to his ...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 06, 2012
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By toofypegs73 Blank
3 weeks ago I had le fort 1 osteotomy to correct a gummy smile. The plan was to raise the upper jaw by 5mm and correc...
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Maveric311Apr 18, 2012
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Mar 03, 2012
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By pennyrex Blank
I had segmental upper jaw surgery 10 weeks ago and the anterior segment is very mobile. It flexes with the slightest ...
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deagFeb 09, 2012
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Mar 16, 2008
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By Zach32145 Blank
I was recently in a car accident, and I noticed that my adams apple is displaced to the side. When I swallow, it fee...
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