Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Dec
2001

Q&A: What should my son consider to eliminate the pain in his jaw if his ears are OK and his bite is OK with minor grinding?

I thought I would add that my son also went to an ENT as well. He has had this pain for a couple of years. The oral surgeon said he does not believe in surgery for tmj and there are no follow up appointments. ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: How long should I deal with the pain of dry socket after teeth extractions and I have been on medication?

I am a 41 year old female. I just recently had 2 impacted lower teeth removed 1 week ago. I have been in pain since that day. on a pain scale of 1-10 , 10 has been everyday since surgery. Returned to ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What should I do if the pain and infection is back after I had an apioectomy (retrograde root canal treatment)?

I had an apioectomy on 2 front teeth. The infection was up into my cheek and face and behind my nose. The pain and infection is back. What is the next step? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Is it possible to get lower jaw surgery done for a sever over bit and not have to wear braces?

I've been told I have a pretty severe over bite and should have oral surgery to correct it because it causes serious pain in my jaw and popping when I chew. The way the procedure was described to ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Can I avoid braces if I have oral surgery to correct a severe overbite?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've been told I have a pretty severe over bite and should have oral surgery to correct it because it causes serious pain in my jaw and popping when I chew. The way the procedure was described to ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What are the parameters to perform a lingual frenectomy and the cost?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com What are the parameters that are necessary for a doctor to perform a lingual frenectomy? I'm 40 and have been married for 21 years. My sexual expression is becoming increasingly important to my relationship ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: How involved and the cost of a lingual frenectomy?

What are the parameters that are necessary for a doctor to perform a lingual frenectomy? I'm 40 and have been married for 21 years. My sexual expression is becoming increasingly important to my relationship ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child?

As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child to avoid what I went through as a child?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What methods are available to correct an overbite or recessive chin or lower jaw?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have an overbite in which my top jaw covers my bottom jaw. I am wondering what methods are avaible for correction? View full question & answer >>