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oral and maxillofacial surgery questions?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Yes: There are a number of oral and maxillofacial surgeons on this website who can provide answers to questions.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Oral and maxillofacial surgery questions answered here?

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
General Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: There are others with expertise in this field; i can't answer any such questions as i'm a general surgeon. But keep posting your questions! thanks.
Dr. Wayne Roccia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 17 years experience
Yes, Oral and maxillofacial questions can be answered here by several board certified surgeons
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Dr. Jerry Brown
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Best to separate surgical phase from restorative treatment. Different practitioners for each segment of care.
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What can I expect in a sinus surgery?

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Dr. Alen Cohen
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Improvement: You should expect to breathe better with less nasal congestion, decreased sinus pressure/pain and decreased number of sinus infections. More info at www.Socalsinus.Com.
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Is cosmetic surgery covered by insurance?

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Dr. Andrew Pichler
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Insurance coverage: Cosmetic surgery is usually not coverd by insurance unless there is a functional component or the surgery is actually a reconstructive one such as following an accident or trauma. A doctor needs to have it evaluated and submit request for prior authorization.
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What does the anesthesiologist do on the day of lumbosacral spasm surgery?

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A thorough: History and physical will be performed and a plan will be crafted suited to your needs and desires. The plan will be discussed with you and your questions answered prior to the beginning of the anesthetic.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How long will numbness last after oral surgery?

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Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
A few hours: If you are referring to the local anesthesia that was given then it should wear off in 2-3 hours. If you are referring to a parasthesia that may have been caused by an oral surgery procedure then that varies greatly and more information would be needed to offer an opinion.

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