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Like other medical specialties, anesthesia and sedation are often necessary to perform precise and comfortable treatment to patients. Our oral surgeons utilize different types of sedation methods such as IV sedation and oral sedatives. When oral surgery is invasive, lengthy, or especially complex, our team...

TMJ disorder is a pervasive oral health condition that can affect a person’s everyday life. Affecting the temporomandibular joint(s), TMJ disorder produces frequent pain and reduces one’s ability to speak and chew comfortably. Surgery is often reserved as a last line of treatment when less...

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep condition that affects a person’s ability to breathe properly during sleep. This condition ranges in severity and can be caused by oral and nasal obstructions. Some lifestyle factors can exacerbate obstructive sleep apnea, too. Fortunately, there is...

Tinnitus is a condition in which patients are bothered by ringing, buzzing, hissing or other sounds in the ears. Pain in the ears may also occur with tinnitus. Although tinnitus is not one of the hallmarks of a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder like jaw pain...

Sleep apnea has been connected to heart disease, hypertension, and stroke. Moreover, the daily effects of sleep deprivation caused by this condition can make getting through the day very difficult. Most patients with sleep apnea complain of poor cognitive function, low energy, and trouble remembering...