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Joel S. Teig, DMD, Diplomate ABOMS, retired

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I am a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and I am available to answer questions related to tooth extractions, implant insertion, facial recontruction, facial and oral tumor removal, TMJ dysfunction and various successful treatments, including surgery if all else fails, and occlusal discrepancy requiring orthognathic or jaw surgery.

Experience in the area

Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon practicine for over 20 years. Assistant Clincal Professor and State University School of Dentistry.

Organizations

American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Education/Credentials

BA -University of Connecticut DMD - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Awards and Honors

National Honor Society (OKU), Philadelphia County Dental Society, Mosby Book Award, Oral Surgery Honors, Summa Cum Laude

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a profession that is a bridge between medicine and dentistry. It frequently addresses foundations for many diseases that strike humans. Oral manifestations and reactions are often one of the first signs of a medical disease.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a profession that is a bridge between medicine and dentistry. It frequently addresses foundations for many diseases that strike humans. Oral manifestations and reactions are often one of the first signs of a medical disease.

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Recent Answers from Joel S. Teig, DMD, Diplomate ABOMS, retired

2017-03-20 Wisdom Teeth Removal & Tongue Numbness:

Imran -  It is impossible to predict how long it can take for the traumatized lingual nerve to heal.  As long as the altered sensation is improving that is a good sign.  Usually, as long as the injury

2017-03-18 Nasopalatine Nerve:

Mary -  Nasopalatine nerve damage can occur from recurring trauma to the nerve area.  This sounds like what you are experiencing.  The treatment for this can be attempted with neurological medication to

2017-03-07 facial drooping:

Martine -  of course, I cannot be completely sure without examining your daughter.  You don't say whether the cavity was on a lower tooth or upper tooth so I know where an injection might have been made

2017-02-17 After tooth extraction:

Corey - The picture of the extraction socket 72 hours after the extraction looks quite good.  There is no sign of inflammation and the healing appears to be progressing.  If you are not having significant

2017-02-08 RPD:

Anil -  the forces applied to the two lower canine teeth from a six unit appliance is too much for even these strong teeth to handle.  Additional support for teeth including the two canines is very important

 

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