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Why are Sinus Infections Common in the Winter?

Growing up, you may have been told by your mother or grandmother that being outside in cold weather will make you sick. While this theory has been mostly debunked, that doesn’t change the fact that people are still more likely to get a sinus infection during winter than other times of the year. But why?

During

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By |December 14th, 2015|Blog|

The Link Between Sinus Pain and Deviated Septums

Sinus pain is one of those things you don’t really think about until you’re experiencing it. Unfortunately for some people, sinus pain can be an almost constant concern. More often than not, a deviated septum is the underlying cause.

A deviated (or displaced) septum occurs when the bone and cartilage that separates the nasal cavity, known

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By |November 23rd, 2015|Blog|

Sinus Surgery Doesn’t Have to be Scary

Balloon Sinuplasty is a nonsurgical alternative to sinus surgery for patients who suffer with sinus headaches, pressure and pain.

The benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty are:

The procedure takes about one hour in the office
Recovery time is 1-2 days
Patients who have had balloon sinuplasty report that they can breathe, no longer have sinus pain and no longer have

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By |October 27th, 2015|Blog|

Fall – The Season for Sinusitis

Fall has arrived, and while you may enjoy the beautiful foliage and pleasant, crisp evenings, you don’t feel so well. Ever since the weather turned cool, you can’t stop sniffling, sneezing and wheezing. Not only that, your nose is stuffed up and runny, and you’ve been feeling a constant, dull pain just above your nose

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By |September 21st, 2015|Blog|

How Sinus Infections Can Cause Toothaches

If you have a toothache or even several painful teeth, you might assume you’ve got a cavity, abscessed tooth or other dental problem. However, the cause of your pain may not be due to your teeth at all. The real problem may be a sinus infection.

Your upper teeth, particularly the upper molars, are sitting right next to

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By |July 15th, 2015|Blog|