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Dr. Kirk Churukian
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What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

Several types!: Three specialities predominantly treat these fractures. Plastic surgeons, ent, and oral surgery. It varies with the community and hospital and the interest of the physician. The most experienced physicians are usually associated with a level i or ii trauma center which sees a high volume of facial fractures. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


Dr. John Michalski
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Does ENT doctor check up the fracture cheek bone?

Does ENT doctor check up the fracture cheek bone?

Maxilla fracture: This fracture may be evaluated by ent, plastic surgeon, or oral surgeon--make sure they have interest and experience in this. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Zygoma: Cheek bone fracture tx depends on the extent of the fracture. If minor & with no dislocation, painkillers & soft diet is recommended. If displaced fracture, a surgeon does the wiring of the bone, which can be an ENT surgeon, a plastic surgeon or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
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What type of doctor should I go to? I'm on alendronate and have a few fractures in spine. How long does it take for this prescription to work?

What type of doctor should I go to? I'm on alendronate and have a few fractures in spine. How long does it take for this prescription to work?

Internist/Rheumatolo: An internist or rheumatologist can answer your questions and review other options with you. There are alternate medications you can take less often and you need supplements, like calcium and vitamin d. The rx you're on begins working, to some extent, immediately, but you need a full court press on your osteoporosis because of your history of fractures. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Harris
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What kind of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Maxillofacial: The most thoroughly trained doctors for this would be plastic surgeons who have completed a Craniofacial Surgery fellowship or Oral Surgeons who go on to Maxillofacial surgery fellowships. Otolaryngologists may also have special training in this area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
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How do doctors treat a fractured spine?

How do doctors treat a fractured spine?

Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization and kyphoplasty is an option for elderly patients with compression fractures. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Broken Bone (Definition)

Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more


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