What is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Golpar: First thing I remember, I just heard an impact.  I didn’t even know I got hit.  I felt the car rolling and next thing I know I was laying on the dashboard of the SUV.  I was looking straight at the windshield, and I knew I was going to go through it.

Narrator: One night in November, Golpar Gotti’s SUV was struck from behind.  She was thrown through the windshield and hit the pavement of a busy Chicago expressway face-first.  Golpar had multiple fractures in her skull, cheekbone, and jaw.  Her eye sockets were shattered.  Bone fragments had penetrated her brain.

Oral Surgeon In Chicago Loop Appointed As Hu-Friedy Thought Leader

Downtown Chicago oral surgeon, Dr. Steven Koos, has recently been appointed as a Hu-Friedy Thought Leader. Online PR News – 03-August-2012 –Chicago, IL – Dr. Steven Koos, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon specializing in oraland jaw surgery in Chicago, is proud to announce that he has been appointed as a Hu-Friedy Thought Leader. Hu-Friedy is a global…

What is a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess is a serious infection that targets one of the oral structures, most often the jawbone or the roots of the teeth.  Beginning as a minor infection or even a mere cavity, a tooth abscess can evolve into a major problem, complete with toothache, draining purulence (pus), and a number of other unpleasant…