Can TMJ Disorders Cause Vertigo?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Provide Surgical Relief for TMJ Disorders.

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most complex, yet it is crucial, allowing you to talk, eat, and swallow. Diseased or damaged TMJ joints result in a multitude of painful and sometimes debilitating disorders. There are many reasons why TMJ disorders develop, including disease, injury, and teeth grinding, leading to thinning discs, inflammation, pain, misaligned bite, and even vertigo. Vertigo is a condition characterized by the sensation of spinning or feeling that the surrounding is moving, a dizziness[…] Read More

How Should I Prepare for a Consultation With an Oral Surgeon?

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The prospect of having oral surgery often causes patients to become nervous and anxious about what to expect, which is why the consultation appointment with the surgeon is important. These feelings are common, and your surgeon and the medical staff are well aware of how daunting oral surgery can seem and will provide you with all the necessary information to address your concerns. What to Expect During the consultation, the surgeon will review your dentist’s findings, your medical history, examine[…] Read More

Oral Surgery Does Not Have to Be Scary

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Help Patients Become More Comfortable Before, During, and After Oral Surgery.

Feeling fear and anxiety upon visiting the oral surgeon for any procedure, such as wisdom tooth removal or getting a dental implant, is a nearly universal human experience. Patients commonly feel anxiety over the potential pain and recovery of oral surgery, usually stemming from a lack of knowledge and what to expect. However, there are steps you can take to help alleviate any concerns or fears for your upcoming surgery, such as: Through the advancement of technology, oral surgery is[…] Read More

When Should You See an Oral Surgeon for Facial Trauma?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Perform Orthognathic Surgery.

Maxillofacial injuries, or facial trauma, are injuries to the face, jaw, and mouth, and often result from car accidents, sports, or acts of violence. Facial trauma can be painful, lead to further complications, and frequently causes additional emotional trauma. Facial trauma can occur to any portion of the face, mouth, or jaw, and is somewhat common for a variety of reasons. Some of the more common facial traumas include: Orthognathic surgery, or jaw surgery, may be necessary in some cases.[…] Read More

What Is Dry Socket?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Perform Tooth Extraction.

Dry socket is a painful oral condition that can arise following a tooth extraction, such as wisdom tooth removal. The condition develops when the blood clot at the extraction site does not develop or is prematurely dissolves or dislodged before the socket is completely healed, exposing the socket to potential contamination. Blood clots provide a protective layer over the underlying nerve endings and bone and serve as a foundation for new bone and soft tissue growth. When blood clots are[…] Read More

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