Archive for June, 2012
Are dental x-rays dangerous?
Are dental x-rays dangerous? Dental x-rays are one of the lowest radiation dose studies performed. A routine exam which includes 4 bitwings is about 0.005 mSv, which is less than one day of natural background radiation. It is also about the same amount of radiation exposure from a short airplane flight (~1-2 hrs). The American […]
Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?
Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? If you suspect you or a family member may have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), you should consult our office. While treatment options are available, a proper diagnosis is the first step. It is also important to note that the risks of undiagnosed OSA include heart attacks, strokes, impotence, […]
Jaw Pain after a Fall…What You Should Do
Jaw Pain after a Fall…What You Should Do Are you experiencing persistent pain in your jaw after a fall that won’t go away or is getting worse? The first and most important tip is to schedule an appointment with our office! There are many reasons for jaw pain; however, you need a professional to understand […]
Welcome to Huntington Beach Oral and Maxilliofacial Surgery
Thank you taking the time to read our first blog. In the very near future, I plan on posting a number of articles that hopefully you find interesting. They mainly have to do with health related issues, technology and treatment of a variety of problems commonly seen in our oral surgery practice. If at any […]