So many people have experienced a form of sinusitis at some point in their life, complete with headaches, inflammation and fever. It’s a fairly common health condition that affects nearly 35 million people in the United States annually. Sinus infections remain at the top of the list of health issues that often go undiagnosed in clinical practice.
When you’re afflicted with sinusitis, it generally means there’s inflammation present in your sinuses caused by infection. The Oral Surgery Group can see your sinuses on a digital x-ray located above your molar and premolar teeth situated in your upper jaw. Due to this location, it’s easy to spread infection.
There’s also a condition called odontogenic sinusitis or infection that can originate in your tooth. Studies have shown that about 40% of chronic bacterial sinus conditions and infections are linked back to your teeth or having a source that’s dental related.
Whether or not your sinus issues are related to your teeth, the symptoms are generally the same. You can expect:
You may also have issues with your sinuses feeling hot and swollen. Because your sinuses are closely connected to your upper teeth, you might experience dental pain.
If you experience frequent sinus pain or problems, please schedule an appointment with us. As your trusted oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Sock, Daly, Dachowski, and Holewa, practice the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. This expertise includes dental implant and bone grafting procedures, as well as wisdom tooth removal, and corrective jaw surgery. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders. Our staff is trained in assisting with in-office anesthesia and sedation within our state-of-the-art offices.
Drs. Sock, Daly, Dachowski, and Holewa have been proudly serving the Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery County communities for over 30 years. The Oral Surgery Group is a patient centered practice. Our four offices and affiliations with over ten facilities throughout the region allows us to provide unsurpassed care. Based upon our years of experience, we have the expertise to help our patients with almost any oral surgery problem.
Call The Oral Surgery Group at (215) 938-7860. If you are a new patient, please call (267) 656-7610 to schedule a consultation appointment. We provide patients with an unprecedented level of oral health care at our convenient locations: