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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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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 tongue. It looks lik...
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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 correct a weak chin at a l...
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I had segmental upper jaw surgery 10 weeks ago and the anterior segment is very mobile. It flexes with the slightest bit of pressure and ...
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I was recently in a car accident, and I noticed that my adams apple is displaced to the side. When I swallow, it feels like I have some ...
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Hello, I have had a mild burning sensation on my tongue now for approx 2 months. It doesn't affect my normal routine or affect my taste ...
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Fever swelling tongue, gums, roof of mounth, fever 100-101.3, sore throat, canker sores on tongue, roof of mouth just returned from Europ...
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Hi I had a root canal retreatment tooth # 3 last Thur/Mon + abscess pus was draining Thur. pressure in my face continues to increase. Mon...
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My top two wisdom teeth are growing in. I am experiencing alot of pain & having a hard time hearing. My ears ache and I feel alot of dr...
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I am a healthy male in my late twenties. I had wisdom teeth extraction surgery 4 weeks ago. The doctor said nothing about a complication ...
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Last October I had a cyst removed that was right behind my 2 front teeth. It was removed from the upper roof of my mouth. There has been ...
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It started in February 2010 where I had a constant mild discomfort in the back right of my mouth. Visit to dentist confirmed slightly im...
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Dr. I just had the question about the pink area on the roof of my mouth. In the biopsy report the diagnosis was papillary hyperplasia. ...
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Is there a way to treat bone loss if it is horizontal in nature in the front of the jaw only (specifically between the 2 canines on the l...
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Dr. I have a pink area on the left side of the roof of my mouth. Discovered it back in January and saw an oral surgeon and had it biopsie...
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after implant one left far tooth area, and i don't feel my half of tongue has still been numbness. My dentist says it's normal way to fee...
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I underwent partial root canal treatment 12 years ago. I did not return for the conclusion of this treatment. Consequently Oct 2010 a den...
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Dear Doctor, Thank you in advance for your answer and sorry for my english (I am a French expat. in Moscow, Russia). My datas : m...
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My wife was on fosamax for ten years.She developed a squamous cell carcenoma of the mucosa of the left mandible. There was extensive os...
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I had my teeth cleaned three weeks ago and my dentist discovered a white patch (which I had not noticed) on my gum under the tooth he ide...
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Three years ago during a bottem left horizontal tooth extraction I felt my jaw give way and have been feeling ill and burning pain since....
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