A male asked:
is it possible to suck air through a hole/cut on alveolar ridge?able to do so after seeing an ent doctor who put camera tube through nose to mouth.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Monica Scheurer answered
26 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: I'm unable to comment on the ENT procedure. Air can travel from the nose to the mouth if there is a hole from the mouth, through the bone and into the sinus. This communication could take place if, for example, a tooth is extracted that has roots within the sinus.
Answered on Nov 26, 2016
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