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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Forum

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.
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...
I underwent partial root canal treatment 12 years ago. I did not return for the conclusion of this treatment. Consequently Oct 2010 a den...
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....
Hi Doctor, I have had a rather large lump on the right side of my hard palate for as long as I can remember. It's relatively soft, b...
Long story - had a very traumatic tooth #14 extraction, resulted in dry socket, bits of bone and tooth left in the gum. Had those bits re...
About two weeks ago I had a benign mass removed from the top my tongue on the right side...caused by trauma (perhaps biting it). The mas...
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