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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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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 06, 2012
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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 correc...
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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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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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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Dec 21, 2011
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By yobuck Blank
Hello, I have had a mild burning sensation on my tongue now for approx 2 months. It doesn't affect my normal routine...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Nov 02, 2010
Michael H Kirsch, DDS Nov 02, 2010
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By Beachwood Blank
Fever swelling tongue, gums, roof of mounth, fever 100-101.3, sore throat, canker sores on tongue, roof of mouth just...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Sep 23, 2011
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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 contin...
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By mariah20 Blank
My top two wisdom teeth are growing in. I am experiencing alot of pain & having a hard time hearing. My ears ache a...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 22, 2011
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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 a...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Aug 22, 2011
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By keantke34 Blank
Last October I had a cyst removed that was right behind my 2 front teeth. It was removed from the upper roof of my mo...
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Chris_NZJul 07, 2011
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By Chris_NZ Blank
It started in February 2010 where I had a constant mild discomfort in the back right of my mouth. Visit to dentist c...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 08, 2011
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By cuzmo Blank
Dr. I just had the question about the pink area on the roof of my mouth. In the biopsy report the diagnosis was papi...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Apr 13, 2011
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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 th...
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cuzmoMay 07, 2011
Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 07, 2011
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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 surgeo...
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By guwitpro Blank
after implant one left far tooth area, and i don't feel my half of tongue has still been numbness. My dentist says it...
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ladoreeMar 08, 2011
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By Lifeson1 Blank
I underwent partial root canal treatment 12 years ago. I did not return for the conclusion of this treatment. Consequ...
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By postit06 Blank
Dear Doctor, Thank you in advance for your answer and sorry for my english (I am a French expat. in Moscow, Russi...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Nov 07, 2010
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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. Th...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS Nov 02, 2010
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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 un...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 31, 2010
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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...
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Michael H Kirsch, DDS May 31, 2010
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By Izan Blank
Hi... I just had an accident 3 weeks ago when my face had hit hard on the steering wheel. As a result, my lower fr...
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