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Lifesaving Facts About Oral Cancer

  Cancer is a disease that shows no discrimination.   What makes oral cancer so scary is that it is often not diagnosed until a late stage, In fact, only one-third of all oral cancers are diagnosed in an early stage. While typically thought to affect older people, it’s now more prevalent in younger age […]

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 […]