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Case Study General Anesthesia Feb 7th, 2017

CASE REPORT: A 34-year-old man, who is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 230 pounds is a dental phobic. As a young boy, he had a terrible experience with a dentist. As a result of this past episode, he has been unable to go for routine dental care and...

Chicago Wisdom Teeth Removal Nov 29th, 2016

At Millennium Park Oral Surgery, our expert oral surgeon manages and treats a wide variety of problems related to the entire oral cavity. Our treatments include, but are not limited to, surgical extractions, uncovering impacted, un-erupted teeth, apicoectomies, bone grafting, sinus lifts, soft tissue surgeries, periodontal surgery, and implant placement....

Chicago Jaw Surgeon Oct 5th, 2016

Oral surgery may be necessary for a number reasons, and it can encompass quite a few different procedures. Oral surgery may be needed in order to help make room for a new smile before undergoing orthodontic treatment, to resolve an intensive dental issue, or to correct your bite. Here at...

Foods or Ingredients That Can Cause Cancer Jan 6th, 2016

1.     Hydrogenated oils are vegetable oils. Chemicals are added which create a higher level of omega-6 fatty acids that lead to heart disease and cancer. You want to balance this and get more omega-3 oils as a daily supplement in your diet.2.     Foods that are highly salted, pickled, or smoked...

Dental Pain And Infection With Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Disease Jul 20th, 2015

 Case Report   A  75-year-old “retired” pharmacist was diagnosed with advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease over the past 18 months.  The wife noticed that he was supporting his head in the left hand during the daytime. She also noted that he would chew his food only on the right side.  When...

Florid Cemento-Osseous Dysplasia Jun 10th, 2015

                            Case Report: An elderly lady was referred by her dentist for multiple radiolucent-radiopaque masses throughout the maxillary and mandibular alveolar bones.  His concern was that there were several abscessed teeth and roots.  Her medical history included the...

Skin Cancer of the Upper Lip May 24th, 2015

CASE REPORTS:     A 59-year-old man noted a sore on his right upper lip in June, 2014. The sore persisted for a few weeks and then disappeared.   In February, 2015 the patient saw the sore reappear and it was present during his dental hygiene appointment in April, 2015.  His dentist was...

Is Your Dental Insurance Carrier A Hazardous To Your Health? Apr 6th, 2015

People are living longer with one out of two men that will experience cancer in their lifetime as well as one out of three women in their lifetime.  The inaction and delays from the dental carriers are harming and compromising your well-being. Dental claims and payments to healthcare providers can...

Dental Neglect and Infections Following Joint Surgery Replacements Oct 7th, 2014

There are about 800,000 knee and hip joint operations done in the United States each year.  For many of the reason to undergo this type of surgery is to reduce the unbearable pain and decrease mobility.  The cost per surgery is anywhere from $125,000-250,000.  This includes the surgeon’s fee, hospitalization,...

Case Study Alzheimer’s Sep 16th, 2014

Case Report:  A 75 year-old “retired” pharmacist was diagnosed with advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease over the past 18 months.  The wife noticed that he was supporting his head on the left hand during the daytime.  She also noted that the would chew his food only on the right side....